OPINION: Addressing racism in the LGBTQI community

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“The intersection of this Pride Month with the Black Lives Matter movement must serve as a catalyst for long-term change within the LGBTQI community” BY PRISHITA MAHESHWARI-APLIN In all 50 states in the United States, and 18 countries across six continents, thousands have taken to the streets over the past week in what has been [….]

NEWS: DIVA signs InterMedia UK’s open letter to Boris Johnson in support of the trans community

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DIVA are among the collective of media organisations urging Boris Johnson to honour the government’s commitment to reforming the Gender Recognition Act  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS On Friday 10 July 2020, InterMedia UK delivered an open letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson expressing support of the trans community and the safeguarding of the rights of trans [….]

PODCAST: Munroe Bergdorf discusses Business Equality on a bonus episode of the Homo Sapiens podcast

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Munroe Bergdorf chats all about business equality on the latest episode of Homo Sapiens BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS If you’re not familiar with the podcast Homo Sapiens, you’ve really been missing out. Every week Alan Cumming and Christopher Sweeney talk to inspirational figures within the LGBTQI community over tea and biscuits.  Previous guests include the likes [….]

This is what non-binary looks like

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Genderqueer celebrities in all of their non-binary finery  BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE “Some people find they don’t feel comfortable thinking of themselves as simply either male or female,” explains the wonderfully accessible scottishtrans.org. “Instead they feel that their gender identity is more complicated to describe. Some may identify their gender as right in the middle between male and [….]

DIVA COMMUNITY: In conversation with Victoria Broom

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Join the DIVA Community to tune in to this exclusive chat with Victoria Broom BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS DIVA has launched a series of DIVA Community exclusive and live Zoom chats with some of our lovely friends and supporters called #TheRileyInterviews.  Tonight (14 July) at 8pm, English actress Victoria Broom will be joining our guest host Polly Shute for a [….]

NEWS: Bisexual actor Javicia Leslie replaces Ruby Rose as the new Batwoman

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Javicia Leslie will make history as the first ever Black Batwoman BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM After shocking Batwoman fans all over the world when she quit after just one season in May, Ruby Rose has now been replaced for the superhero series’ upcoming seasons.  Stepping into the role will be bisexual actor Javicia [….]

SCREEN: 10 iconic queer characters of colour

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Grace Almond shares her favourite queer characters of colour in TV and film BY GRACE ALMOND I’m definitely the sort of person who will watch, read or listen to anything remotely queer. And queer characters of colour have been a source of inspiration to so many of us in the margins of our community. Writing [….]

Queer TikTok icons you should follow *immediately*

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Our favourite queer TikToker’s we just can’t scroll past BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS You’ve heard of queer YouTuber’s and queer Instagrammer’s, but now there’s a whole new set of online content creators that you need to know about (and follow, obviously): queer TikToker’s.  TikTok has become the heart and soul of LGBTQI content on the internet [….]