Jacqueline Toboni is on the cover of DIVA and we can’t stop swooning!

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ALSO IN THIS ISSUE: Billie Jean King, Schitt’s Creek and Lee Rodriguez BY DIVA STAFF, COVER PHOTOGRAPHY BY KHAREN HILL, HAIR AND MAKE-UP BY SAMANTHA FRYLING, FASHION BY LAURA SOPHIE COX, FASHION ASSISTANTS GEORGIA GALINSON AND ANNAPURNA KREADEN In the very first episode of The L Word: Generation Q, soft butch super babe Finley cycled [….]

Say hello to DIVA’s new editorial assistant, Eleanor Noyce

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“Before I came out, I used to read the pages of DIVA in secret” BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGES BY ELEANOR NOYCE Hi DIVAs! My name is Eleanor, and I’m DIVA’s new editorial assistant. I’m originally from Hertfordshire, and I moved to the East End this September to pursue my London dream. When I’m not penning [….]

Introducing Char Bailey, DIVA’s new features writer

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“I’m on a mission to keep DIVA representing all of us” BY CHAR BAILEY Hello Divas, As if I’m writing this. It seems all prior knowledge of how to use words is evading me and the taps on my keyboard have never sounded louder. My names Char Bailey, I’ve been a Diva fan forever and [….]

Meet DIVA’s new junior staff writer, Nic Crosara

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Nic Crosara opens up about their hopes for this next chapter BY NIC CROSARA Greetings Earthlings! My name’s Nic, I’m excited to be starting this new chapter at DIVA. I’ve been writing stories since I was three but I began my journalism journey in 2018 when I reviewed Dirty Computer. I have since frequently covered [….]

Sex Education season three is out tomorrow and we can’t wait to meet Cal

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The Netflix comedy-drama introduces some much needed non-binary representation BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY SAM TAYLOR: NETFLIX When watching trailers for Sex Education back in 2019, I assumed the “will they won’t they” trope between Otis and Maeve would be what carried the show. This is perhaps why I put off watching it for so [….]

DIVA BOX OFFICE helps MINT celebrate its 15th birthday party at Brick Lane’s iconic Truman Brewery

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DJs including Misty B, Not Just Jade and the latest TikTok star, Krystal Lake, will be delivering the best summer party vibes BY JACQUIE LAWRENCE, IMAGES BY JACKDAW MEDIA. Nikki Chubb, Mint’s founder, calls this late summer pop up event the “holy mother of all parties and much needed after the Pride Carnival was cancelled”. [….]

Confessional: An intimate interview with Janet Devlin

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“I wrote poetry rather than songs, it took the pressure off. I can’t write when I’m in survival mode” BY SAMANTHA GRIERSON, IMAGE BY CLAIRE BROWN In a grey and uninspiring room, I met with Janet Devlin. She’s pre performance and taking time out before she takes the stage for the third night of her Confessional tour, [….]

ONLINE EVENT: Join DIVA for the MERMAID watch party on 15 September

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Introducing the award-winning short film by Fia Perera BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY HER MOVIES Fellow movie buff, are you in the need for a queer movie night in? 15 September promises to be an engaging evening, so save the date! Join Dawn Fields, Fia Perera, Debra Wooton, Susie Green, Hilliard Guess and DIVA’s very [….]