Interviews & Profiles

Our Pain Is Invisible But We’re Not Women’s Health

Abby Norman on Endometriosis, Healthcare, and the Legacy of Female Hysteria Bitch Magazine

Author Abby Norman on Women's Pain Women's Media Center/The F-Bomb

How The Medical Community Undermines Female Pain The Takeaway (WYNC/NPR)

Interview with Abby Norman BBC Radio 5 Live with Anna Foster 

Taking Pains with Women's Health The Takeaway (WYNC/NPR)

What We're Still Ignoring About the Female Experience Playboy

Pain bias: The health inequality rarely discussed BBC

Abby Norman On The Need To Take Women's Pain Seriously WBUR / Radio Boston

Will Chronic Illness Patients Get Their #MeToo Movement? Bitch Magazine

Why Doctors Might Not Be Taking Women’s Pain Seriously ELLE UK

Interview with 'Ask Me About My Uterus' Author Maine Things Considered / Maine Public Radio

The Normalization of Women's Pain with Abby Norman Heavy Flow Podcast

Gender Bias in Medicine All Sides With Ann Fisher / WOSU Public Media

Women, Minorities Work Harder to Get Good Health Care Voice of America

Why the extreme pain of vulvodynia is going untreated The Guardian

A Doctor Told This New Mom to Lose Weight—but It Turned Out She Had Cancer Health

Ask Me About My Uterus NEWSCENTER Maine

For Those Struggling With Endometriosis, the Pain Goes Beyond the Physical Rewire

What Will We Do Now That We've Listened? SKEW Magazine

Falling Through the Cracks with Dr. Rebecca Risk Voice of America

Endometriosis: 'My pain is real' IMAGE Magazine 

Ask Her About Her Uterus The Millions

1 in 10 Women Have Endometriosis. Why Don't Their Doctors Believe Them? Broadly

How to Help Someone With Endometriosis EliteDaily

Why Don't Doctors Take Women's Pain Seriously? Dame Magazine

Why Online UTI and Endometriosis Communities Are a Godsend for Many Women Slate

Abby Norman, Writer: The World Isn’t Ready For A Lot Of What Women Want To Say Forbes

Abby Norman Wants You to Ask Her About Her Uterus Rewire

Why This Woman Won’t Stop Talking About Her Vagina Glamour Magazine

‘Ask Me About My Uterus’ Website Fosters Conversations That You Don’t Often See - But That We Definitely Need To Be Having Bustle

Abby Norman Inks Book Deal With Nation Books

My Period Ruined My Life Seventeen Magazine

Abby Norman: Optimizing treatment: Talking to your doctor Endometriosis Foundation of America 

A new site wants to talk to you about your uterus  The Daily Dot

Sarah Lawrence College Alumni News

Reviews & Praise

When Doctors Don't Listen to Women New York Times Book Review

New in Paperback: March 8th, 2019 The New York Times

The Reality of Women's Pain The New Republic

Disease of theories The Times Literary Supplement

The Story That Gets Told About Our Bodies ASAP Journal

Literature of Chronic Illness and Mental Health Reading Women

Author Interview with Chaeg Magazine (South Korea) July 2019

Memoir Examines Medical Misogyny in Endometriosis and Women’s Health Heather Guidone, Women’s Reproductive Health Journal, the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research

Our Favorite Feminist Non Fiction of 2018 Brit + Co

What Doesn’t Kill You Hurts Like Hell Literary Review, Joan Smith

Doctors Don’t Know How to Deal With Women’s Pain New York Magazine | The Cut / Science of Us

Paper Gown Blues Ms. Magazine

3 New Books About Reproductive Health You Need To Read Bust Magazine

Three Views of Crisis in Women's Health The New York Times

When Doctors Don’t Get It: A Painful Reckoning With Endometriosis Undark Magazine

Why Don't We Believe Women When They Tell Us They're Sick? Cognoscenti, WBUR 

How Health Care Fails Women Prevention Magazine

On Being an Ill Woman: A Reading List Longreads

The 23 Best Health and Science Books to Read This Summer STAT

The Best Books We Read in the First Half of 2018 Romper

10 New Books to Change the Way We Look at Our Bodies SheKnows

Reading can be the best medicine Toronto Star

‘Ask Me About My Uterus’ insists that doctors take women’s pain seriously The Washington Post

Book review: Ask Me About My Uterus: A Quest to Make Doctors Believe in Women’s Pain by Abby Norman The Sunday Times

'ASK ME ABOUT MY UTERUS' And Women's Never-Ending Quest to Not Have Their Pain Ignored Pacific Standard

The Book List (March 30 2018) The Week 

Vicious Cycle: Smashing the taboo of menstrual pain The Irish Times

A Mixtape for Smashing the Patriarchy On Frolic

10 Books to Read if You’ve Recently Been Diagnosed With a Chronic Illness

Beyond the Lyme Wars LA Review of Books

9 Women Writing Bold Memoirs Kirkus Reviews

15 Nonfiction Book Club Picks That Are Sure To Launch Enlightening Discussions With Your Reading Group Bustle

Medicine’s Chronic Case of Patriarchy The Curious Ape

‘Ask Me About My Uterus’ Is the Sex Ed Book You Didn’t Know You Needed PureWow

‘Ask Me About My Uterus’ explores how health-care providers can ignore women’s pain The Lily

The 13 Best Nonfiction Books Of March 2018 Deserve A Place On Your Women's History Month Reading List Bustle

#MeToo, Coming to a Bookstore Near You Wall Street Journal

Booklist Review American Library Association 

5 Important Books About Periods Book Riot

15 Nonfiction Books About Modern Women & Society To Read This Women's History Month Bustle

65 Queer and Feminist Books to Read in 2018 Autostraddle

11 New Memoirs Everyone Will Be Talking About This Spring Bustle

What Rioters Are Reading February 1, 2018 Book Riot

The Best New Books of 2018 InStyle UK

21 Inspiring Books Written by Women You Simply Can't Miss in 2018 PopSugar

20 Books We Can't Wait to Read in 2018 PureWow

Spring 2018 Announcement: Top 10 Lifestyle Publisher's Weekly

The 30 Most-Anticipated Nonfiction Books of 2018 Bitch Media

24 Amazing New Feminist Books Coming in 2018 Book Riot

'Ask Me About My Uterus' By Abby Norman Examines How And Why Women's Pain Is Overlooked By The Medical Establishment Bustle

WIRED Book of the Month (Further Reading) WIRED

Memoir Highlights How Women's Pain is Ignored Well Doing