mxmtoon is our dreamy new cover star 💫

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PLUS Lucy Spraggan, Gentleman Jack, O’Hooley And Tidow and The Wilds  BY DIVA STAFF Pop sensation mxmtoon is our brand new cover star and we couldn’t be more excited! In a heart-to-heart with managing editor Roxy Bourdillon, the accidental icon opens up about internet fame, internalised biphobia, and explains why not having all the answers [….]

It’s A Sin writer Russell T Davis: I wish I could have paid tribute to the lesbians

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The eagerly-anticipated series premieres Friday 22 January on Channel 4 BY CARRIE LYELL BAFTA award-winning writer Russell T Davis’ eagerly-anticipated five-part series It’s A Sin lands on Channel 4 tonight, making history as the first British drama about HIV and AIDS.  Starring Olly Alexander and supported by the likes of Stephen Fry, Neil Patrick Harris [….]

Six queer-owned independent businesses started in lockdown

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Get these small businesses on your radar and support the LGBTQI community through lockdown! BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Lockdown has been a massive catalyst for small businesses starting up and thanks to this, we now have more small independent queer businesses than we could ever dream of.  So many are nursing their creative passions to become [….]

10 powerful quotes from queer icons

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Our favourite queer icons are always full of wisdom BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The last few years have been excellent for LGBTQI visibility, with a number of high-profile figures speaking honestly and openly about their queerness and inspiring so many others to do so. Read on for some of the most inspiring quotes from DIVA’s queer [….]

The Perks Of Being A Queerflower: Quirkiness and creativity

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In part two of her series, Louisa Bennett looks at ways to live a creative life BY LOUISA BENNETT Last fortnight, we looked at how embracing your own quirkiness can take the pressure off and leave you with the freedom to explore the world simply as you.  We are now going to veer off in a [….]

CELEB: Nats Getty comes out as trans non-binary in a heart-warming video documenting their top surgery

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An emotional video was uploaded by Nats’ wife Gigi Gorgeous alongside topless photos on the couple’s Instagram pages BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Nats Getty has today revealed that they are trans non-binary, sharing details of their journey and top surgery. The 28-year-old model, designer and LGBTQI activist, who married YouTuber Gigi Gorgeous back in [….]

NEWS: Butch lesbians are facing “increasing harassment” in public toilets

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Eloise Stonborough has opened up about the assault she has faced as the Government launch a consultation into public toilets  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Hostility towards butch lesbians in public bathrooms has only been growing over the last few years, and this hostility goes hand in hand with the belief that transgender and gender-diverse people are [….]

LISTEN: Check out Crocodile – an exciting new audio play voiced by Heather Peace

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A brutally honest look at identity, neurodiversity, loss and love BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS If you’re missing theatre as much as we are, we’ve got just the thing for you. Just because our favourite venues are closed doesn’t mean we have to abandon our love for play completely.   Crocodile is a brand new audio play that [….]