Writing portfolio

My writing spans a range of publications and readerships – including national and regional newspapers, consumer and trade magazines, and online outlets – but typically focuses on topics relating to feminism, women’s health and lifestyle, and mental health.


I have written for…

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Feminism and women’s rights

Articles covering abortion and reproductive rights, equality and liberation, refugee women’s rights, violence against women, sexual harassment, and other women’s issues.

Open Democracy

We need to talk about the UK media war on women

Study Shows How Distressing Anti-Abortion 'Vigils' Are For Women - Broadly

Broadly

 Study Shows How Distressing Anti-Abortion ‘Vigils’ Are For Women

The Pool

The reality of being a pregnant woman in Yarl’s Wood

Yarl's Wood protest

New Statesman

“What have I got to lose?” Hunger strikes and protests at Yarl’s Wood detention centre

Broadly

For Pregnant Refugees, Every Day Is a Fight to Survive

Childcare globally

Grazia

The Truth About How Much Childcare Costs Differ Around The World

Telegraph

Groping and tongue-clicking: Think UK transport is bad for sexual harassment? Try Paris

Standard Issue

Haven sent


Psychology and mental health

Articles on psychology, mental health, and wellbeing.

World Mental Health Day: Women in Mind

Refinery29

How The UK Is Failing Women’s Mental Health Needs

How technology can help solve our mental health crisis

Telegraph

How technology can help solve our mental health crisis

The Debrief

The Realities Of Dating When You’re Struggling With Your Mental Health

NetDoctor

How to support a loved one with a mental health problem

Refinery29

How Do You Know Which Therapy Is Best For You?

The i

My PMS is so bad I’m having my womb removed

Mental health in 2016

The Debrief

Was 2016 A Tipping Point For Mental Health?

The Debrief

7 Alternative Mental Health Hacks Young Women Are Trying


Relationships and sexual health

Articles on sex, love, relationships, and sexual and reproductive health.

The Debrief

Ask An Adult: How Does The Morning After Pill Work?

Broadly

When Chemotherapy Saves Your Life, but Leaves You Infertile

The i

My PMS is so bad I’m having my womb removed

Grazia

What Is Egg Freezing?

Pre-menstrual dysphoric disorder

The Debrief

PMDD: Imagine Having To Choose Between Your Fertility And Your Mental Health

Refinery29

The Secret Pain Of Miscarrying In Your Twenties

The Debrief

Bed Death: Coming To A Relationship Near You?

Broadly

What It’s Like To Lose Your Fertility To Uterine Cancer In Your 20s


Health, fitness and wellbeing

Articles on physical health, diet, fitness, and wellbeing.

NetDoctor

The complicated truth about food and depression

Why Are Millennials Falling Out Of Love With Meat?

The Debrief

Why Are Millennials Falling Out Of Love With Meat?

The Debrief

The Science Behind Why We Get Burnout

Acne and stress

NetDoctor

What I now know about acne and stress

Refinery29

Is Gut Health A Load Of Sh**?

NetDoctor

Bums Out, Guns Out: The man using push-ups to get men talking about bowel disease

Moderation Movement

The Debrief

The Moderation Movement Food Trend Is Proof That We’ve Lost The Plot About Our Diets

Early menopause

Cosmo

This Is What It’s Like To Go Through The Menopause When You’re Young


Social issues and politics

Articles on politics, work and society, covering everything from LGBT issues to housing policy.

Indy Voices

Despite my upbringing, I used to be an atheist. Now, like Mark Zuckerberg, I’ve had a rethink

Metro

Starbucks, Amazon and Google tax avoidance: What is the impact on developing countries?

Things You Only Know If You're A Junior Doctor - The Debrief

The Debrief

Things You Only Know If You’re A Junior Doctor

The Debrief

Ask An Adult: How The Hell Do I Ask For A Payrise?

Why Are Millennials Falling Out Of Love With Meat?

The Debrief

Why Are Millennials Falling Out Of Love With Meat?

Inside Housing

The future of government housing investment – bricks or benefits?

The Debrief

How To Be A Straight Woman At Pride Without Being A Dick

Guardian

A moment that changed me: becoming godmother to a refugee’s baby