“Menopause matters, not just on World Menopause Day, but every day!”

Supporting Women’s Health and Wellbeing at Work will Help Everyone to (See Her) Thrive Last weekend we had World Mental Health Day (10th October) but how many people know that Sunday October 18th is World Menopause Day? A day to raise awareness, reduce stigma and offer support to the millions of women globally going through Continue Reading

We need you! Become a Trustee and shape Cysters.

Cysters is a small but growing voluntary organisation, with highly ambitious plans for future expansion of our community reach, services and presence. We are a registered charity (CIO) and have run as a project for 5 years. We are passionate about raising awareness around reproductive and mental wellbeing, specifically focusing on marginalised communities. We believe Continue Reading

Be Womb Cancer Aware.

Written by Kaz Molloy On 23rd Dec 2009 I was diagnosed with womb cancer. The diagnosis came out of the blue as I was being seen by a gynaecologist for fibroids and an MRI scan to determine the size of them had picked up the cancer.  I had never heard of “endometrial carcinoma” and actually Continue Reading

Self love in isolation

So, Everyone has become a baker during this lockdown, and whilst we LOVE a good cake.. it doesn’t quite hit the spot, if you know what we mean. We aren’t bakers, more of a pleasure seeker, the cake doesn’t quite do it for us. But since we are in an pandemic due to Covid-19, we Continue Reading

Stop Gaslighting Women of Colour and the Organisations that Support Us

Stop Gaslighting Women of Colour and the Organisations that Support Us If we have told you that your organisation and the space you take up isn’t inclusive – hold yourselves responsible for that, and not us Nikita Aashi Chadha If you’ve read any of my other pieces, you’ll know that I’m someone who has a Continue Reading

PCOS-er And Proud!

By Ritu Bhathal Remember the time you huddled together with your friends, proudly exclaiming you’d finally got your period? Remember that girl standing on the outskirts, not joining in with the conversation? That was me. Remember when you’d joke about the pains, share your remedies, your experiences? Remember that girl, smiling and nodding, but not Continue Reading

MENstruation

By Manpreet “Singh is Queer” Virk             Society is broken up into binary options like male or female, black or white, left or right, etc. The creation of binary roles has erased millions of people worldwide for centuries. Erasure causes more conflict than compromise because it creates difficulties for people who do not fit the Continue Reading