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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Would You Donate Your Eggs? 4 Reasons I Did

The real reason why I donated my eggs – and why I want to donate my eggs as many times as possible – is inherently connected to my beliefs as a feminist.

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I Don't Know How To Describe My Sexuality — And That's OK

I’ve always been introspective and in tune with who I am, but for one exception: I’m incredibly unsure of my sexuality. My uncertainty scares me – but I’m slowly learning to be okay with it.

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How I Learned About Sex, In 8 Vignettes

I’m fourteen. We’re learning about sex in high school. Seven girls stand in front of the rest of the grade. They pass a sticky sweet from one to the next, each twisting or crushing or pulling it. The teacher holds up the sweet after the last girl is finished. “This is what your soul looks like after you sleep around,” she said.

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How Do You Navigate Mental Illness When You're Working-Class?

Taking care of your mental health is expensive. What happens when you don’t have the means to seek the help you need?

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Commemorating The Anniversary Of My Trauma Helped Me Heal From It

No matter how difficult the winter is, spring always comes afterwards. I’m healing, and that’s worth celebrating every year.

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5 Ways To Practice Self-Care When You Work From Home

Working from home can be great - but you still need to practice self-care! Here's how.

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I'm A Rape Survivor — But Please Don't Call Me Brave

People often call me 'brave' because I'm outspoken about my rape. Here's why that description makes me uncomfortable.

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What My Suicide Attempt Taught Me About Love

True love doesn’t make us feel guilty for dealing in the only way we know how.

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3 Ways Crafts Can Help You Manage Your Mental Health

How can crafts form a part of your self-care routine?

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A Love Letter To Those Whose Periods Make Them Cry

What is it like to navigate ‪#‎WorldMenstrualHealthDay‬ and period positivity when menstruation is a triggering ordeal?