Empowering the individual

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“Enlightenment, discovery, empowerment and progress” at the Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation’s annual conference BY SASKI SINGER, IMAGE @SASKISINGER WITH BEN COHEN MBE “Enlightenment, discovery, empowerment, progress.” These are just a few words that would describe this years Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation’s annual conference: Empowering The Individual. Followed by their prestigious awards ceremony, StandUp celebrated the [….]

Bette Porter: “I’m a woman. I’m a mother. I’m gay. And I’m you”

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The key takeaway from The L Word: Gen Q’s latest trailer? Well, we’re all voting Porter (and Lenore Pieszecki’s still got it) BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGES SHOWTIME. The L Word: Generation Q really know how to successfully tease the entirety of the international lez/bi community, don’t they? The latest in a string of tantalising trailers [….]

BOOKS: “Wibbly-wobbly, gender-blendery stuff”

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Meg-John Barker navigates gender through space and time in new graphic novel BY FELICITAS SOPHIE VAN LAAK. ILLUSTRATIONS JULES SCHEELE. Meg-John Barker’s second graphic novel Gender: A Graphic Guide is out now. Here, the author tells DIVA how they relate to the book on a personal level and muses about the future of gender in all [….]

WATCH: Lots Holloway drops neon-soaked video for bittersweet Off My Brain

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“The fly-on-the-wall video illustrates the intense peaks and sobering lows of a relationship” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. VIDEO THUNDER & LIGHTENING CO Multi-instrumentalist Lots Holloway – the young singer-songwriter, producer (and heartbreaker) many of you already know, is back with brand new single, Off My Brain – and we’re dropping it right here, right now (well, on [….]