Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

This Woman Has Started A Zine About Periods

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Periods. Approximately half the world's population get them, and yet they remain a taboo subject which is seldom discussed. Thankfully one woman ho...

Woman Who Shaves Three Times Per Day Refused Laser Hair Removal On NHS

Cavendish Press | Lucy Varley | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who is forced to shave three times a day has been left devastated after the NHS refused life-changing laser treatment on her skin - as the pro...

Beautiful Bearded Lady Harnaam Kaur Reveals Why She Posed For Bridal Photoshoot

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Style

Harnaam Kaur is the inspirational 24-year-old who's redefining what it means to be beautiful - beard and all. Kaur recently posed for a shoot f...

Should This Woman Shave Her Beard In The Name Of Love?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who suffers from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is deliberating shaving off her beard in the name of love, despite her husband being support...

Whitney Thore, Star Of 'Fat Girl Dancing', On Obesity Prejudice

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Whitney Thore, the 378lb YouTube sensation who moves like Beyoncé, has hit back at Sky News' Eamonn Holmes, who suggested that people think she is a ...

How Much Do You Really Know About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS as it is also known, is a condition that affects how women's ovaries work. It affects 3-5% of women in the UK, ...

Bearded Sikh Woman Proudly Stars In Exhibition Featuring World's Best Beards

Barcroft Media | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A new photography exhibition that showcases the world's best beards has been announced and it features a somewhat unlikely subject - a bearded woman. ...

'Bearded Lady' Defies Bullies With Her Inspirational Message

Huffington Post UK/ Barcroft Media | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A 23-year-old woman who was driven to self-harm by bullies who teased her mercilessly about her excessive facial hair has embraced her condition and n...

Woman Growing Moustache For Movember May Keep Facial Hair

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK

A woman diagnosed with a condition that leaves her with wispy long strands of hair on her face has embraced her facial fuzz to raise money for charity...

Movember's Coolest Fundraiser: Woman Who's Growing Her Own Moustache

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

What would you do if you were diagnosed with a condition that made you grow wispy long strands of facial hair? Would you a) keep on shaving it and hop...

Armpits4August: Challenging Beauty Norms and Raising Money and Awareness of PCOS

Sarah Hickmott | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Hickmott

Over time we are aiming to have pride in our body hair rather than shame, and to challenge the idea that post-pubescent women with body hair - no matter how much - are disgusting, unhygienic or 'unnatural'...