Katelyn Burns

Katelyn Burns is the Federal Policy Reporter for Rewire.News. Prior to joining the team, 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. Previously she was 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. Katelyn is a parent and is based in DC.

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Trump is going to do what he’s going to do, but the media could at least get the basics right. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Corporate Media Enabled Trump’s Anti-Trans Policies
To my knowledge, I am currently the only openly transgender Capitol Hill reporter, maybe the only one in history. Almost every day, I walk the halls of the Senate or House office buildings, trying to do my job alongside an entirely cisgender press corps. Along with that comes the realities of...
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