NEW ISSUE ALERT: Dodie + DIVA = the perfect match

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Featuring Bad Girls, Line Of Duty and lots of cats BY DIVA STAFF, COVER IMAGE BY PARRI THOMAS How amazing does Dodie look on the cover of our June issue?! In an exclusive interview with DIVA editor-in-chief Carrie Lyell, the super talented singer-songwriter opens up about bisexuality, mental health and why she finally feels valid [….]

MUSICAL: The Red Side Of The Moon

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If you could have everything you ever dreamed of, but had to hide who you were, would you still want it? BY ZOE WOODRUFF New musical The Red Side Of The Moon, playing from 12-17 July in Covent Garden, attempts to unpick this very question. In a pre-twitter, pre-instagram, pre-companies-jumping-on-the-Pride-bandwagon-to-make-a-pretty-penny world, the central characters in [….]

A minor but inconsequential victory: Director of TransActual and Chair of Trans Media Watch reflects on the Maya Forstater case

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“Despite the press hype, there is nothing especially new or interesting in this verdict” BY jane fae I don’t know which is worse. The seeming unending procession of legal cases, brought by a peculiar alliance of self-identified “gender critical feminists” and their Christian evangelical buddies, and designed to make life for trans people difficult. Or [….]

“Networking like never before”: Introducing myGwork’s Country Ambassadors Programme

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“Life is too short to put up with that unhappy relationship, a flat that you hate, or working somewhere that doesn’t respect and understand you”  BY DIVA STAFF For many of us, 2021 will be the year that we make new connections, expand our networks and start a search for our next big career move, [….]

Do you know who is making your Pride merch this month and if they’re being paid a decent wage?

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“Brands shouldn’t be allowed to keep getting away with claiming to support the LGBTQ+ community while producing collections which rely on exploitation for production” BY NADIA DAVIES June is Pride Month, which means a month of celebration, visibility, and activism for many LGBTQIA+ people. It’s also a time for high street brands to bombard us [….]

Don’t miss this year’s Sheffield DocFest

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The 28th edition of this international film and arts festival is not to be missed BY DIVA STAFF Now in its 28th year, Sheffield DocFest is an international film and arts festival and marketplace, with a mission to spark imaginations and empower our capacity for change by celebrating, championing and debating documentary film and art as [….]

Inclusive #VanLife: Celebrating LGBTQI+ Nomads

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Some of our favourite adventurers living the #QueerVanLife 🚐 BY JUST KAMPERS Van Life has taken the world by storm and, specifically, the millennial women of social media. However, this rarely includes LGBTQI+ women and non-binary people.  The Van Life hashtag on TikTok and Instagram is dominated by cis women in perfectly presented boho vans, [….]

Get on your bike for #OurPrideRide 2021

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“We encourage anyone and everyone to take part, regardless of how they identity, how far they can ride a bike or where they are situated” BY PRiDE OUT Monday 7 June 2021 marks the start of PRiDE RiDE WEEK, a national virtual cycling event to celebrate lesbian, gay, bi, trans, queer, intersex, ACE (LGBTQIA+) people [….]