Award-winning health journalist and author

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.

Photo: Polly Thomas

Curriculum Vitae


Freelance Writer & Editor

2014 – present

Women for Refugee Women, Communications Executive 

2015 – 2017

Feminist Times, Deputy Editor

2013 – 2014


Newspaper Journalism MA

City University London, Distinction

English & French BA (Hons)

Warwick University, 2:1 


MHP 30 To Watch

Health Award Winner, 2018

Medical Journalists’ Association

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