NEW ISSUE: DIVA makes a comeback

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We’re back and better than ever! Just take a look at our December cover… BY DIVA STAFF DIVA is back in print and looking fine, with lesbian royalty Clea DuVall on the cover! In an exclusive interview with editor-in-chief Carrie Lyell, the actor-turned-director talks about the legacy of But I’m A Cheerleader, the difficulties of [….]

SCREEN: Women Of The Lens Film Festival returns for 2020

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Women Of The Lens is back with an online festival celebrating Black women filmmakers  BY KAT HALSTEAD Launched in 2017, Women Of The Lens was created to reveal the complexity, diversity and multiplicities of Black women and women of colour, creating an important platform to showcase their work both in front of and behind the [….]

Zanele Muholi: A new Tate Modern exhibition showcasing Black queer empowerment

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This groundbreaking new exhibition explores beauty and queerness all over the world  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS After a delayed opening at the Tate Modern due to a second UK lockdown, Zanele Muholi’s acclaimed work is now available to view until June 2021. It comes as the first major UK showing of the South African visual activist’s [….]

SCREEN: Clea DuVall would love to make a Happiest Season sequel

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“I definitely am more than open to it” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA SONY PICTURES Drop everything! If you haven’t already recovered from the festive joy that Happiest Season brought at the weekend, you might need to take a seat for this. Director Clea DuVall herself has now said that she is open to the [….]

MUSIC: Queer Christmas songs for your Holigay playlist

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Make the yuletide and all your Christmas playlists a bit more gay this year BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Now that it’s December, there’s no holding us back. The Christmas tunes are playing all day long and it’s important to make the festive cheer a bit queer, too.  We promise Christmas music isn’t always that bad. Whether [….]

NEWS: Supermodel Aweng Ade-Chuol kisses wife on the cover of Elle in a defiant message against homophobia

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Aweng Ade-Chuol tells the fairytale story of meeting her wife Alexus and candidly speaks about mental health in this new interview  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA ELLE UK Sudanese lesbian supermodel Aweng Ade-Chuol has taken to the cover of Elle UK’s January 2021 issue, alongside her wife Alexus, to fight back against the homophobic trolls [….]

SCREEN: Fancy joining us for for an exclusive screening of Cocoon?

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DIVA meets Leonie Krippendorff, writer and director behind this new queer coming of age film BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA PECCADILLO PICTURES Cocoon is the impressive second feature from Berlin-based writer and director Leonie Krippendorff. A true depiction of the trials and triumphs of female adolescence, it’s an honest and tender coming-of-age tale that every woman [….]

NEWS: Juno star Elliot Page comes out as trans in a heartwarming letter

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“I can finally love who I am enough to pursue my authentic self”  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Elliot Page, best known for his work in the film Juno and the Netflix series, The Umbrella Academy, shared a long letter on social media today confirming his pronouns and announcing that he is trans. Elliot addressed his [….]