NEWS: Is Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson about to quit?

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Tory sources say announcement is “imminent” BY DIVA STAFF. IMAGE WIKICOMMONS Ruth Davidson could be about to quit as leader of the Scottish Conservative party because of “irreconcilable differences with Boris Johnson over Brexit and the pressures of motherhood” according to reports by The Guardian newspaper today. Davidson, who has been Leader of the Scottish Conservative Party since 2011, [….]

We asked sperm donors the questions you’ve always wanted to…

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What if, one day, there’s a knock at the door and there’s a donor child waiting to meet you?  BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL Why become a sperm donor in the first place? How much money do you get? What if there’s a knock at your door in 18 years and you find a donor child behind [….]

Tegan and Sara’s new music video is a retro queer dream

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Our fave gay sisters return with I’ll Be Back Someday AND a must-read memoir BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Tegan and Sara have dropped their new music video for their latest single, I’ll Be Back Someday ahead of their upcoming (ninth!) album. Hey, I’m Just Like You will drop 27 September 27, and after seeing the music [….]

Scottish Queer International Film Festival announces 2019 programme

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SQIFF 2019 is set to be gloriously queer, you don’t wanna miss it 🏳️‍🌈 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The Scottish Queer International Film Festival (SQIFF) have announced their full programme for 2019, showcasing a packed programme of the best in independent film, made for and by LGBTQI people.  They are truly celebrating their fifth birthday in [….]

CLAY and Maisie Richardson-Sellers team up for Project 5, an ode to queer love with a dreamy music video to match

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Stop whatever you’re doing and check out DIVA’s exclusive premiere now 🏳️‍🌈💕 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGES BY KANYA IWANA AND LULA HYERS Is there anything better than a queer collaboration? CLAY’s music video for Project 5 provides further proof that there isn’t. CLAY is a beautiful soul singer and does her fair share of activism. [….]

OPINION: As a gay police officer, I’ve seen the force change first hand

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Former DCI Louise Fleckney reflects on the “rainbow strides” made by the police in dealing with same-sex domestic abuse over the last 20 years BY LOUISE FLECKNEY In a police career spanning nearly two decades, I have seen the full range with which domestic abuse can present itself. From low-level verbal arguments – the stuff [….]

Lots Holloway – the musical gift that keeps on giving 🎶

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A song about sex with girls and religion? Happy Wednesday, everyone… BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Lots Holloway has just released their fourth single of the year, Heaven Now, and we’re pleased to let you know it just happens to be their most queer one yet… It’s all about “the ongoing turbulence between sexuality and religion”, explains [….]