About Today’s Guest Gabrielle Jackson
Associate Editor at Guardian Australia, journalist, author, activist
Gabrielle Jackson is the associate editor for audio and visual at Guardian Australia and has lived and worked in the USA, UK and Australia as a journalist and copywriter. She is the author of Pain and Prejudice, which has been published in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Ireland, USA and Canada, and has been optioned for a documentary.
Gabrielle was first diagnosed with endometriosis in 2001. In 2015 she was also diagnosed with adenomyosis. After writing about endometriosis for the Guardian 2015, she became interested in how women’s pain is treated in modern healthcare systems and has been researching and writing about the topic since then. Gabrielle loves cooking and is a kebab connoisseur. In 2011-2012, she spent eight months travelling from Europe through the Middle East to Asia sampling and researching the history of the kebabs and their journey to the western world. She returned to Australia after being run over by a train in India.