Heather Peace is the fabulous cover star of our 300th issue

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Also featuring: Alexandra Shipp, Melissa Etheridge, Shon Faye and so many more! 🎉 BY DIVA STAFF, COVER IMAGE BY LEZLI + ROSE It’s the historic 300th issue of DIVA magazine and boy, do we have a treat for you! Our amazing cover star is trailblazing actor and singer-songwriter Heather Peace, who came out in 1994 – [….]

Need to slow it down? Do it with Claire Littley

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“Following your passion is like being with a lover. It doesn’t always work out” BY SAMANTHA GRIERSON, PHOTO BY CLAIRE LITTLEY I met with Claire Littley outside of a busy Euston Station. She was easy to spot at just under 6 foot, with a heartwarming smile and a relaxed confidence. Where had this former internet [….]

The Brit Awards get rid of gendered categories

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Whilst more needs to be done to ensure improved representation of both women and non-binary people within the music industry, this is a positive step towards inclusive change BY KEAH JOSEPH, IMAGES VIA INSTAGRAM AND WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Earlier this week the Brit Awards announced they would no longer be using the gendered categories to identify [….]

Love After Lockdown: We need to have “the talk”

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The date continues… will the angel or devil win? BY THE CHEEKY CHARMER, IMAGE BY KOOLSHOOTERS VIA PEXELS The Saskia date continues… We walk back to the tube and that’s when the kissing starts. The sexual chemistry that’s been potent all evening finally explodes in a frenzy of making out against walls, parked cars and [….]

In our 300th issue we talk to three gamechangers queering the status quo

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Want to change the world around you? In need of some inspiration? Look no further than Cherrelle Skeete, Shon Faye and Daisy Jones INTERVIEWS BY NIC CROSARA AND ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGES BY DAVID REISS, PAUL SAMUEL WHITE AND JO KIELY There are so many inspiring creatives within the LGBTQI community who are actively changing the [….]

Alexandra Shipp: “I always knew I was gay.”

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The star of X Men and tick, tick … BOOM! opens up about coming into her queerness and making out with Lesbian Jesus INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY BRIAN BOWEN SMITH Alexandra came out this year and made many hearts in the LGBTQI community swoon. Fans love her for her excellent portrayal of Storm [….]

Heather Peace: “When you come out, it’s funny how everything else starts to slot into place”

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We’re thrilled to feature Heather as our dazzling 300th issue cover star – what a way to celebrate! INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGES BY LEZLI + ROSE In this exclusive DIVA interview, Heather looks back at her coming out experience in the 90s and reflects how much her life has changed since then, from starting [….]