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Equality & Diversity related Twitter accounts

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Athena SWAN

  • @AtheneDonald Athene Donald - Physics Professor Cambridge University, researching interface with biology; Master @ChurchillCol; interested in gender issues; all comments personal
  • @Athena_SWAN - Recognising commitment to advancing women’s careers in STEMM academia. Run by Equality Challenge Unit, tweets by the Athena SWAN team
  • @4womeninscience - The world needs science & Science needs women. Since 1998, the L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Program has supported more than 2000 women scientists
  • @womensday - INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY (8th March) is an important day to celebrate women's social, economic & political achievements while calling for greater equality
  • @steminist - Voices of women in science, tech, engineering and math

Mental health support

  • @TimetoChange - We're Time to Change. With your help, we can end the stigma and discrimination experienced by people with mental health problems. Tweets by our Comms team
  • @Mental_Elf - Keep up to date with reliable mental health research & guidance. No bias, no misinformation, no spin: just what you need!
  • @UoYMentalHealth - A group of University of York student volunteers passionate about raising awareness of mental health and wellbeing. Follow for updates on events and campaigns

LGBT information

  • @YorkLGBT - A Lord Mayor of York charity of the year 2016-2017. We offer support, advocate and raise awareness of LGBT people in York!
  • @YUSU_LGBTQ - Updates from YUSU's LGBTQ network and officer
  • @professor_dave - Academic in York, YouTube chemist, fabulous gay husband and adoptive Dad. Science, education, politics & general nonsense
  • @stonewalluk - Stonewall, the LGBT equality charity. Acceptance without exception.
  • @LGBTfdn - LGBT Foundation is a charity delivering community, health and support services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in the UK