Sabrina Barbic: “Tolerance is not good enough. We need to advocate for acceptance”

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Sabrina Barbic, General Manager at Gilead in the Netherlands speaks to myGwork about diversity at work, unconscious bias and the never-ending nature of coming out WORDS: LOUISE SINNERTON “We need to make the topic of LGBTQI+ constantly relevant, and engaging, rather than something scary to talk about” says Sabrina Barbic, General Manager at Gilead in the Netherlands, [….]

Phyll Opoku-Gyimah: “I am an activist because I feel compelled to be one”

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The UK Black Pride co-founder and DIVA columnist on why being yourself isn’t the same within all LGBTQI spaces Pride month always brings with it conflicting feelings. From brands amplifying their solidarity to the kaleidoscopic display of personalities, the noise is certainly something to feel joyous about. At the same time, it’s a reminder that [….]

The one and only k.d. lang is our Pride cover star 🌈

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Also in this issue: Vita & Virginia, Bad Girls and Booksmart We’re unashamedly fangirling over this month’s cover star, the legendary k.d lang. In a revealing interview with DIVA’s Roxy Bourdillon, the singer songwriter takes readers on a trip down memory lane, from coming out to that Vanity Fair cover. Don’t miss it.  Also in [….]

k.d. lang: “Coming out wasn’t a choice. It was a necessity”

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The legendary singer talks to DIVA’s Roxy Bourdillon about coming out, career longevity and that Vanity Fair cover WORDS: ROXY BOURDILLON, PHOTO BY RACHAEL WRIGHT k.d. lang’s head is nestled against Cindy Crawford’s cleavage. The top button of her shirt is undone and her smile is, understandably, blissful. It’s 26 years since the August 1993 [….]

Gemma Arterton and Elizabeth Debicki open up about their onscreen romance in Vita & Virginia

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DIVA chats to the stars of the sumptuous new period drama WORDS: ROXY BOURDILLON, PHOTO: THUNDERBIRD RELEASING It’s pretty clear to me that Vita Sackville-West was a player. “In love with being in love” is how Gemma Arterton more generously describes the woman she embodies in sapphic biopic Vita & Virginia. She tells me the [….]