Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm

LGBTQ Officer

Gem Card

The LGBTQ Officer is responsible for representing the views and needs of LGBTQ students and making sure they are taken into account by the Students’ Union and the University. They run campaigns to make York a more inclusive and diverse place for LGBTQ people and see that awareness of LGBTQ issues is increased. They also lead the LGBTQ Network which is a student group which exists to help LGBTQ students get to know each other, runs discussions, relaxed meetings, and gets involved with events like York Pride.


Gem's Priorities

  • Remove stigma around the network
  • More equal focus across the spectrum
  • Abandon gender boundaries to make Uni a more accepting and diverse place
  • Better interaction with colleges