Sarah Graham is an award-winning freelance health journalist, specialising in women’s health and the gender health gap.

She is the author of Rebel Bodies: A guide to the gender health gap revolution  and founder of the feminist health blog Hysterical Women.

Sarah has an MA with Distinction in Newspaper Journalism from City University.

She writes regularly for The i newspaper, and has also been published by the BMJ, Grazia, Women’s Health, Refinery29, Stylist, Guardian, Telegraph, and many more.

Her writing particularly focuses on the intersection of health and gender, providing a feminist angle on the wellbeing of both our bodies and minds.

Sarah has spoken about her work on the radio, on podcasts and webinars, and at a wide range of festivals, universities, conferences and corporate events.

These include: BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour, BBC Five Live, Times Radio, Cheltenham Science Festival, York Festival of Ideas, Sex Talks, PRCA Health Conference, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Leigh Day, and Humanitarian Congress Berlin.

She has also provided teaching sessions for trainee Community Sexual and Reproductive Health doctors, and for students on the MSc in Women’s Health at the UCL Institute for Women’s Health.

Curriculum Vitae



Writer and editor, 2014 – present

Women for Refugee Women

Communications Executive, 2015 – 2017

Feminist Times

Deputy Editor, 2013 – 2014


City University London

Newspaper Journalism MA, Distinction

Warwick University

English & French BA (Hons), 2:1


MHP 30 To Watch

Health Award Winner, 2018

Medical Journalists’ Association Awards

  • Finalist: Case Study of the Year, 2020
  • Finalist: David Devlin Award for Sex and Sexual Health Journalism, 2021
  • Finalist: Case Study of the Year, 2021

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