HOTTER: Not a show about vaginas

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Celebrate the “very broad church of womxnhood” with Mary Higgins and Ell Potter, creators of a show definitely not about vaginas IMAGE HOLLY REVELL Hello, we’re Mary and Ell. We’re best friends, ex-girlfriends, and the creators of HOTTER, our sweaty two-woman show now approaching its third birthday. We’ve talked and written so much about HOTTER [….]

The L Word: Generation Q news we’ve all been waiting for 😍

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After waiting (not so) patiently for 10 years, we finally have an air date for The L Word: Generation Q BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Clear your calendar – The L Word: Generation Q is coming 8 December 2019. Theres been tons of anticipation surrounding the reboot over the past few months, but now [….]

Fancy doing work experience at DIVA?

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Love writing on all things lez/bi and queer? Studying journalism or looking to break into the industry? We got you. BY DIVA STAFF In case you didn’t already know, here’s a reminder that we at DIVA HQ offer work experience placements to journalism students and those interested in pursuing a career in the media. Interested? [….]

FRINGE REVIEW: Contra

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Laura Murphy explores consent, femininity and queerness in this daring solo show BY JENNIFER KENNEDY  I am a bit of a Fringe Veteran – having enjoyed the month long celebration of arts and culture for over 30 years.  One thing that saddens me is the decline in people taking a punt on the unfamiliar. Something [….]

FRINGE REVIEW: Mandy Muden: Is Not The Invisible Woman

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Mandy Muden combines comedy and magic in this family friendly four-star show BY JENNIFER KENNEDY  I’m outside Teviot Row House – the Fringe venue for Mandy Muden – who combines comedy and magic in her solo show. It is also the oldest purpose built student union, and my favourite haunt 30 years ago when I [….]

Primadonna festival: A weekend where women come first

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The end of August sees a new festival join the circuit, one all about celebrating difference, welcoming in outsiders, and lifting up non-conformists BY DIVA STAFF Primadonna festival takes place from 30 August – 1 September in Pettaugh, Suffolk. It bills itself as more than just a festival, but an opportunity to step outside the [….]