Rosemary Westwood is a Canadian-born, New Orleans-based freelance writer who covers gender and reproductive rights, and just about anything else. Her work has appeared in Pacific Standard, The Guardian, The Walrus, Maclean’s, Vice, Refinery29 and others. She was a 2019 Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice Grantee with the International Women’s Media Foundation. She’s been a world news producer for BBC radio programs in London, UK, a freelancer in Medellin, Colombia, and a podcast host in Toronto, Canada. She was previously the national weekly columnist on US current affairs and politics for Metro (now StarMetro), and the paper’s daily national columnist from 2014-2016. Rosemary holds a BA in creative writing from the University of Victoria. She is currently working on a book about abortion.