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Anastasia Climan

Anastasia is a dietitian with over ten years of experience in public health and medical writing. You can find her work on various websites, including Livestrong, Healthfully, Verywell, Greatist, Giddy, GoodCell, and MyHealthTeams.

Anna Herod

Anna Herod is a journalist who writes about health and wellness. Though born and raised in Texas, Anna currently reports from Hawaii.

Austin Harvey

Austin Harvey is a 25-year-old writer from Pittsburgh, PA currently living in a one-bedroom apartment with several houseplants and ADHD. He enjoys puns and is best known as, “that tall white guy that looks like some actor, vaguely.”

Bonnie Azoulay Elmann

Bonnie Azoulay Elmann is a freelance writer with works published in Glamour, Health, Parents, and many more sites. You can check out her work here.

Britany Robinson

Britany Robinson is a freelance writer based in Portland, Oregon, covering the environment, reproductive health, and whatever interesting stories capture her curiosity. You can follow her on Twitter.

Chloe Toscano

Chloe Toscano is a writer focusing on disability awareness and advocacy. Her work has been featured in Allure, SELF, them., Salon, Wired, and more. You can follow her on Instagram at @chloevalentinetoscano and Twitter @ToscanoChloe or read more of her work at www.chloevalentinewrites.com.

Coralle Skye

Coralle is a UK-based freelance writer with a passion for women's health, relationships, and sustainability. Her work has been featured in Giddy, The Date Mix and her personal blog, justcoralle.com.

Erin Coleman

Erin Coleman is a registered and licensed dietitian with over 15 years of freelance writing experience in the health, medical, nutrition, and fitness industries.

Geoff Nudelman is a lifestyle writer based in Portland, Oregon. In addition to covering men's health for Giddy, he regularly contributes to several titles, including Barron's, AskMen and Field Mag. You can check out more of his work at geoffnudelman.com.

Giddy Staff

Giddy is composed of writers and editors dedicated to bringing you up-to-date, accurate and expertly sourced sexual health information.

Gigi Engle

Gigi Engle, ACS, is a certified sex educator, journalist and author of All The F*cking Mistakes. Her work regularly appears in many publications, including Cosmo, Glamour, Men's Health and SHAPE. In 2019, she was named Journalist of The Year at The Sexual Freedom Awards.

Helen Massy

Helen has an extensive background as a health care professional and senior leader in the UK National Health Service, along with being a mother to three young children and a well-traveled military spouse. Over a decade of clinical experience as a respiratory specialist underpins her passion for opening discussion around taboo topics and decoding complex medical information. This eclectic mix of attributes brings a unique blend of clinical insight and life experience to her health writing.

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James Anderson is from Illinois but now resides in Southern California's Inland Empire. He has worked as an adjunct professor and has written freelance articles for a number of outlets.

Jennifer Post

Jennifer Post is passionate about writing, whether it's writing recipes, reporting business news, or informing people about health and wellness. A 2012 graduate of Rowan University's School of Journalism, Jennifer has written for publications like Business News Daily, How it Works, Fundera, and The Motley Fool. When she's not working, Jenn will be practicing her new embroidery hobby, reading historical fiction, or rearranging furniture all around her house to achieve the perfect vibe. Jenn loves all things true crime, but her favorite show is Parks and Rec.

Juliette Fairley

Juliette Fairley is a graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Born in Chateauroux, France, and raised adjacent to Lackland Air Force Base in Texas, Juliette is a well-adjusted military brat who now lives in Manhattan. She has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, TheStreet, Time magazine, Newsmax, and many other publications across the country. When she is not reporting and writing for the Epoch Times, she works as an actress in television and feature film.

Kelly Kling

Kelly Kling is an Austinite from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She's been a writer and editor for almost 10 years and began her career as a copy editor for her alma mater's newspaper, The University Star. In addition to being a women's health writer for Giddy, she is a digital proofreader for an advertising agency and a resume editor. When she isn't writing or editing, she's dancing, playing Mario Kart, or snuggling with her dogs while rewatching old comedies.

Kurtis Bright

Kurtis is a graduate of CU - Boulder who writes about health, fitness, music, theater, and travel while living by the sea in Chile.

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A foodie forever and a medical sleuth since always, L.E.'s a total geek when it comes to eating clean and living green. Registered Holistic Nutritionist (R.H.N. - Canada), Biblical Health Coach, and Environmental Health Specialist. As a former trade publications writer and editor, L.E. still ghostwrites, proofreads, and edits a myriad of resources for health and wellness practitioners, coaches, and entrepreneurs.

Lola Méndez

Lola Méndez is an Uruguayan-American freelance journalist. She writes about sustainability, travel, culture, and wellness for many print and digital publications such as CNN, USA Today, InStyle, Refinery29, in addition to her responsible travel blog, MissFilatelista.com. You can follow her on Instagram and Twitter @LolaAnnaMendez.

Madeleine Williams

Madeleine Williams, MPH is an MD candidate passionate about health, nutrition, fitness and climate change.

Meggie Gates is a writer in Chicago. Their work has appeared in Consequence of Sound, Bitch Media, Collider and Instyle Magazine.

Melissa L. Weber

Melissa is a freelance writer with a specialty in curiosity. In addition to women's health and medicine, she writes about physical sciences, math, conservation, gardening, humor, animals, kids and writing. She co-founded the Columbus Freelance Connection and teaches writing courses in Central Ohio, where she lives with her husband, dog and cat. You can visit her blog at Melwriter.com, as well as follow her at @melwriter on Twitter and Instagram.

Michelle Hair is a writer, artist, and shibari practitioner living in San Francisco, California. She holds a degree in Performance Studies from UC Berkeley, where she focused on queer identity, gender studies, and rhetoric in pornography.

Paul Schrodt

Paul Schrodt is a freelance journalist who writes about pop culture and sex for Giddy, Men’s Health, Mental Floss and more.

Rachel Crowe is a Denver-based comedian, screenwriter and freelance sexual health journalist. Follow her at @racheddar on Twitter or @thelma_and_disease on Instagram.

Rae Nudson

Rae Nudson is the author of All Made Up: The Power and Pitfalls of Beauty Culture, from Cleopatra to Kim Kardashian, which uses historical examples to examine how makeup affects self-empowerment, how people have used it to define (and defy) their roles in society, and why we all need to care. She is a writer specializing in nonfiction essays and reported features on women’s history, women's health care, beauty, fashion, and pop culture. Her work has appeared in Esquire, The Cut, Catapult, Hazlitt, Topic, Medium, Racked, Paste Magazine, Syfy Wire, The Week, The Billfold, Vox, and more. You can follow her on Twitter @rclnudson.

Risa Kerslake

Risa Kerslake is a registered nurse and freelance writer specializing in women's health topics including fertility, IVF, pregnancy, breastfeeding, hormones, vaginal health, and cancer. Her work has appeared in Parents, Healthline, Reuters, Shondaland, What to Expect, and more. She lives in the Midwest with her husband, two daughters, and Australian Cattle Dog. Find her at RisaKerslakeWrites.com.

Sarah Kilgallon

Sarah Kilgallon is from Boston, MA and holds a BA in English Literature and a MFA in Creative Writing. Her articles and stories have appeared in magazines, journals, and anthologies, and her visual work has been featured in US and international group exhibits, calendars, trade journals, and galleries. She's currently working on articles regarding women’s health, mental health, and holistic wellbeing, with a special interest in women’s health and lifestyle over the age of 50. She strives to create works (written & visual) with emotional integrity and truths. Her website: sarahkilgallon.com

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Sarah (she/her/hers) is a bilingual multimedia journalist specializing in health, science, & culture reporting. She received her bachelor's degree in psychology from the State University of New York at Geneseo in 2017, where she also interned at an outpatient substance use clinic. Since graduation, Sarah has lived and taught in Latin America, where she earned a certification in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), as well as a Fulbright grant. In 2021, she began graduate studies in psychology at The New School for Social Research.

While Sarah studies to become a clinical psychologist, she continues writing journalism. She has written and reported for publications including The Daily Beast, Mashable, the Center for Health Journalism, Rantt Media, Giddy, and L'Atelier BNP Paribas. You can see more about her and her work on Twitter and at her website.

Stephanie Anderson Witmer

Stephanie Anderson Witmer writes about health and lifestyle for magazines and websites, including Prevention, Women's Health, USA Today, Good Housekeeping, Yoga Journal, Civil Eats, Millie, and Parade. Follow her on Instagram (@stephandwit) or visit her website (www.stephanieandersonwitmer.com).