About Sarah Graham

Sarah Graham is an award-winning freelance health journalist, specialising in health, gender and feminism. She is the author of Rebel Bodies: A guide to the gender health gap revolution (Bloomsbury, January 2023) and founder of the feminist women’s health blog Hysterical Women.

Sarah has an MA in Newspaper Journalism from City University. She writes regularly for The i newspaper, and has also been published by the BMJ, Grazia, 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, 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

Employment

Freelance Writer & Editor: 2014 – present

Women for Refugee Women, Communications Executive: 2015 – 2017

Feminist Times, Deputy Editor: 2013 – 2014

Education

Newspaper Journalism MA – City University London, Distinction

English & French BA (Hons) – Warwick University, 2:1

Awards

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