Ruby Rose to play lesbian superhero Batwoman in new CW series

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“This is something I would have died to have seen on TV when I was a young member of the LGBT community” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE  The American television network CW has announced that out, lesbian actress Ruby Rose (Pitch Perfect, Orange Is The New Black) will play out, lesbian superhero, Batwoman. Rose’s character may be [….]

Billie Jean King: “I thought I’d see a woman president”

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Carrie Lyell meets tennis legend Billie Jean King BY CARRIE LYELL  I’m sitting in a dark screening room in Soho, and there are tears streaming down my face. As the credits for Battle Of The Sexes roll and the journalists around me collect their bags and jackets and head for the door, I’m thinking about Billie Jean King and how hard it [….]

Sex Drive: “An energetic memoir about desire and pleasure”

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Author and journalist Stephanie Theobald talks to DIVA about her “orgasmic roadtrip” across the US Sex Drive is a memoir about desire and pleasure, merging sexuality and spirituality, 18th century porn, Enlightenment philosophy and female masturbation. It begins when author and journalist Stephanie Theobald attends an amazing “masturbation masterclass” in New York run by an 87-year-old 1970s feminist [….]

We need more intersex visibility

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Valentino Vecchietti explains why the first intersex section at Pride In London is so important BY VALENTINO VECCHIETTI Think the “I” in LGBTI stands for inquisitive? Think again. As an intersex activist, I regularly attend events, and give speeches to raise awareness, most recently at Tate Britain for Queer And Now. Through my experience of [….]

10 Things you didn’t know about Hayley Kiyoko

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Make #LesbianJesus your Mastermind subject BY EVELINE VOUILLEMIN Haley Kiyoko is a rising popstar and an LGBTQ icon. She has brought queerness to mainstream pop through celebrating her sexuality in her music. Her name is everywhere at the moment, but here are 10 facts that you might not know about her… 1. Hayley was born [….]