Rosemary Westwood is a Canadian-born, New Orleans-based freelance writer who covers gender and reproductive rights for Pacific Standard magazine. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, The Walrus, Maclean’s, Vice, Refinery29 and others. 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.