Speaker Profile

Jos Truitt

jos.truitt
Editor
Feministing.com
Website


Jos Truitt is Executive Director of Development at Feministing. She joined the publication in July 2009, became an Editor in August 2011, and Executive Director in September 2013. As a student at Hampshire College, she organized the Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program’s annual reproductive justice conference. She has worked on the National Abortion Federation’s hotline, was a Field Organizer at Choice USA, and has volunteered as a Pro-Choice Clinic Escort. Jos has written about transgender issues, abortion access, and media representation for publications including The Guardian, Bilerico, RH Reality Check, Metro Weekly, and the Columbia Journalism Review. She speaks and trains at conferences and college campuses about trans issues, reproductive justice, blogging, feminism, and grassroots organizing. Jos completed her MFA in Printmaking at the San Francisco Art Institute in Spring 2013. In her "spare time" she likes to bake and work on projects about mermaids.