Sian Ferguson

Sian Ferguson

I'm a freelance writer.

Reporting, essays, analysis, and content writing. Areas of interest include health and social justice. Available for freelance assignments.

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Healthline

Thinking of Donating Your Eggs? Here's What You Need To Know.

Here's all you need to know about becoming an egg donor.

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thedevelopmentset.com

Abortion in South Africa Is Legal — But Half Are Done Illegally. Why?

Legalizing abortion is one thing, but ensuring safe abortion is accessible can be quite another

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rodalesorganiclife.com

5 Things That Happened When I Brainstormed First Thing Every Morning For A Month

Doing ‘morning pages,’ a daily brain dump, unlocked my creativity.

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HelloGiggles

Academia was my identity — then I dropped out of college

What happens when you have to drop out of college and give up your identity for the sake of your mental health?

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rodalesorganiclife.com

How Accepting My Body Fat Actually Made Me Want To Exercise More

I'm not trying to change how my body looks—I just want to take care of it.

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The Washington Post

I fell in love with my friend with benefits

And everything worked out okay. Here's why.

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societykush.com

Cannabis Beauty Products 101: What You Need To Know

While many of us know about marijuana’s medical benefits, few of us realize that it can also be a beneficial addition to our beauty routine.

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rodalesorganiclife.com

Why Adopting My Anxious Kitten Was The Best Thing I Ever Did For My Mental Health

She gave me something years of therapy never did—a reason to live.

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Teen Vogue

The Importance of Non-Binary Models in the Fashion Industry

Androgyny seems to be having a revival in the fashion world - but what does that mean for non-binary models?

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pastemagazine.com

Summertime Sadness Is Real, and SAD

You can get seasonal affective disorder in the summer, too.

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rodalesorganiclife.com

8 Well-Meaning Things You Say To Your Daughter That You Shouldn't (And What To Say Instead)

Seven amazing women weigh in on commonly-said harmful comments that come from well-meaning parents. Here’s what they suggest you say instead, and why.

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health.good.is

If Something Makes You Feel Better, Is It Medicine?

Are Himalayan salt lamps a hoax - or are they truly effective? And is the placebo effect a sham or an important function of medicine?

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The Week

Why are people freezing their bodies?

Cryotherapy - where clients expose their bodies to extremely cold temperatures - is becoming increasingly popular. Here's what's up with this treatment.

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everydayfeminism.com

Why We Need to Stop Saying Anti-Queer Bigots Are Closeted Gay People

Have you ever said that someone biased against queer people was probably secretly gay? Find out why this as a dangerous line of thinking.

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everydayfeminism.com

5 Reasons Why It's Not Okay To Wish Rape On Rapists

Reason #1: “It implies that rape is sometimes deserved.” Your anger is understandable – but here’s what’s dangerous about wishing for rapists to be raped.