Some Twitter accounts you might like to follow. . .

So, I’ve put together a list of accounts that might be nice to follow on Twitter.  It’s by no means exhaustive and you might not like them all.  Any other recommendation always welcome!  (Helen)

Individuals

Beatrix Campbell

@beatrixcampbell

Author of End of Equality: The Only Way is Women’s Liberation (2013, Seagull Books).
bell hooks

@bellhooks

Author, feminist, teacher and scholar.
Caitlin Moran

@caitlinmoran

Author of How to Be A Woman (2011, Ebury Press) and Moranthology (2012, Ebury Press).
Cath Elliott

@CathElliott

Freelance writer and blogger, unapologetic feminist, and trade union activist.
CarolineCriado-Perez

@CCriadoPerez

 

Feminist writer and campaigner, most well known for her campaign to get a female depicted on an English bank note.
Dr Finn Mackay

@Finn_Mackay

Founder in 2004 of London Feminist Network. 
Gloria Steinem

@GloriaSteinem

Author and feminist activist.
Jessica Valenti

@JessicaValenti

 

Author of Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters. Seal Press (2007, Seal Press), He’s a Stud, She’s a Slut … And 49 Other Double Standards Every Woman Should Know. (2010, Seal Press), The Purity Myth: How America’s Obsession with Virginity Is Hurting Young Women (2009, Seal Press).
Karen Ingala Smith

@K_IngalaSmith

Feminsit writer and activist who runs ‪@countdeadwomen
Kat Banyard

@KatBanyard

Author of The Equality Illusion (2011, Faber and Faber) and founder of UK Feminista.
Kira Cochrane

@KiraCochrane

Guardian features writer and editor of Women of the Revolution: Forty Years of Feminism (2010, Guardian Books)
Laurie Penny

@PennyRed

Contributing Editor, ‪@Newstatesman. Writer ‪@newinquiry, ‪@guardian, ‪@ViceUK.
Stella Creasy

@stellacreasy

Labour and Co-operative MP for Walthamstow.

Organisations, Groups &

Online Communities

Bitch Flicks

@BitchFlicks

A feminist film and media website founded in 2008.
Feminist.com

@feministdotcom

Feminist.com is a thriving online community (and non-profit organization) fostering awareness, education and activism for people all across the world.
Feminists for Choice

@feminist4choice

A collective of women’s rights advocates founded Spring 2009 who are pro-woman, pro-family, pro-child, pro-choice.
Feminist Majority

@FemMajority

Working for women’s equality – from the streets to the legislature.
Feminist Times

@Feminist_Times

Precious space where brands don’t influence content, funded by Members who meet.
The F-Word

@thefworduk

The F-Word feminist website features contemporary UK feminism, blog, reviews and features for and by feminists.
Gendered Subjects

@SubjectGender

Research group at Northumbria University UK.
SocWomen

@socwomen

Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) works to improve women’s lives through advancing and supporting feminist research, activism and scholars.

 

Activism

Child Eyes

@ChildEyesUK

Campaigning to stop sexualised images being displayed at child height in shops and public spaces
Counting Dead Women

@CountDeadWomen

A campaign to record homicides committed by men against women.
Ending Victimisation

@EVB_Now

Challenging the institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse.
End Online Misogyny

@misogyny_online

Mission: to highlight & challenge the online misogynistic abuse women experience.
EVAW Coalition

@EVAWhd

Campaigning to end all forms of violence against women.
EverydaySexism

@EverydaySexism

Documenting experiences of sexism, harassment and assault to show how bad the problem is an to create solidarity.
Feminist Frequency

@femfreq

Feminist Frequency is a video webseries that critically explores the representations of women in pop culture narratives.
Let Toys Be Toys

@LetToysBeToys

We’re asking the toy industry to stop limiting children’s imaginations and interests by promoting some toys as only suitable for girls, and others only for boys.
NoMorePage3

@NoMorePage3

Campaign to remove Page 3 from The Sun newspaper.
OBJECT

@ObjectUpdate

Object challenges ‘sex-object’ culture, the increased sexual objectification of women in the media and popular culture.
Pinkstinks

@PinkstinksUK

A campaign that challenges products, media and marketing that prescribe heavily stereotyped and limiting roles to young girls.
UK Feminista

@UK_Feminista

Promoting and supporting feminist activism in the UK and campaigning for shops to ‪#losetheladsmags
Women Under Siege

@WomenUndrSiege

Women Under Siege is a Women’s Media Center project documenting & advocating against sexualized violence in conflict.

 

Support Groups

For Women Outreach

@4WomenOutreach

Services for women recovering from domestic abuse
Nia

@nia_endingVAWG

Services to end violence against women and children.
Rape & CSA Support

@RASASC_London

Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre.

 

 

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