Katelyn Burns is a reporter and writer. She was the federal policy reporter for Rewire.News, where she covered the U.S. Congress including legislation and federal policy issues.
Previously, she was a freelance journalist covering breaking transgender news for them.us as well as bylines for the Washington Post, VICE, the Establishment, Allure, and many others. Katelyn was also a reporting fellow for Everyday Feminism, writing a series on toxic call-out culture in online activist spaces in addition to a series on the trials and tribulations faced by trans people in accessing employment. She is a parent and is based in Washington, D.C.