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.

Broadly

A Celebration of Self: Capturing the Inner Lives of Women and Genderfluid People

Guardian

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

Guardian

Bloom time: the London floristry scheme helping refugee women

Broadly

For Pregnant Refugees, Every Day Is a Fight to Survive

Telegraph

Why do women still need to ‘Reclaim The Night’ in the UK?

Open Democracy

We need to talk about the UK media war on women

Childcare globally

Grazia

The Truth About How Much Childcare Costs Differ Around The World

Broadly

Campaigners Lobby for ‘Full Decriminalization’ of Abortion in the UK

Yarl's Wood protest

New Statesman

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

Indy/The i

Uphill Ride? Women’s road races are struggling for status and survival

Telegraph

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

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

Broadly

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


Psychology and mental health

Articles on psychology, mental health, and wellbeing.

VICE

Has CBT Had Its Day as a Treatment for Depression?

Patient

How to support someone bereaved by suicide

NetDoctor

This is what it’s really like to be sectioned

The Debrief

Is Your Perfectionism Affecting Your Mental Health?

7 things Rae Earl wants you to know about mental health

Betty

7 things Rae Earl wants you to know about mental health

Betty

Surviving the New Year body image minefield

The Debrief

Is There Life After SSRIs?

Refinery29

How Do You Know Which Therapy Is Best For You?

NetDoctor

Is anxiety sabotaging your career?

Telegraph

Borderline Personality Disorder: ‘I couldn’t deal with the rollercoaster in my head’

Mental Health Today

Using art therapy to thrive

Mental Health Today

Young People’s Mental Health – the Importance of Transitions


Relationships and sexual health

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

Patient

Are fertility apps a reliable form of contraception?

Patient

How to overcome breastfeeding stigma

The Debrief

The Unique Complications Of Dating A Trans Guy

Broadly

Over Half Of Men Are Uncomfortable Talking About Their Partners’ Vagina

The Debrief

How Endometriosis Symptoms Affect The Lives Of Those Who Suffer With The Condition Every Day

Broadly

When Chemotherapy Saves Your Life, but Leaves You Infertile

Betty

6 things you need to know about periods on the pill

Betty

How to actually be just good friends with a boy

Grazia

Do You Need A Relationship Gap Year?

The Debrief

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

Refinery29

The Secret Pain Of Miscarrying In Your Twenties

The Femedic

This is the trauma of getting your period at Yarl’s Wood


Health, fitness and wellbeing

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

Early menopause

The Debrief

What It’s Like To Go Through The Menopause In Your 20s

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

Patient

How to stop binge eating

Early menopause

Cosmo

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

Early menopause

Good House-keeping

This is what it’s like to go through the menopause at just 17

Moderation Movement

The Debrief

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

Cosmo

What it’s like to be left infertile by cancer at the age of 23

The Debrief

9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know Your Hormones Control

The Debrief

The Science Behind Why We Get Burnout

Detox tea

The Debrief

The Truth About ‘Detox’ Teas


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

Why Are Millennials Falling Out Of Love With Meat?

The Debrief

Why Are Millennials Falling Out Of Love With Meat?

The Debrief

Michael Dougan: The EU Law Expert Everyone’s Turning To Post Brexit

Inside Housing

Access denied: the disabled millennials who can’t find adapted affordable housing

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

Meet The Young Nurses Who Need A Side Hustle Just To Pay Their Bills

Patient

How to support your transgender child

The Debrief

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

Inside Housing

The future of government housing investment – bricks or benefits?

Metro

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

The Debrief

The Reality Of Being Made Redundant In Your 20s

The Debrief

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