MUSIC: Sarah Walk drops new single, What Do I Want?

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The latest unfiltered offering from Sarah Walk is the lead single from her upcoming album BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Some good news ahead: the wonderful singer-songwriter Sarah Walk is releasing a brand-new, totally mesmerising and totally queer album.  You might remember her from her 2017 debut with songs such as Maybe Someday and Still Frames, but [….]

MUSIC: An interview with Thao Nguyen

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DIVA chats to Thao Nguyen all about her new record, coming out to the world and Zoom music video magic BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGES BY SHANE MCCAULEY If there’s one great thing to come out of lockdown, it has to be the Zoom magic that has been created by some extremely clever artists out there. We [….]

NEWS: Queer Britain launch a new international research project

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The research will study COVID-19’s impact on the UK’s LGBTQI population  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Queer Britain, the national LGBTQ+ museum, is launching a brand-new international project, Queer Pandemic: Resilience In Times Of Crisis.  It is a video-based oral history project with the aim of collecting stories about the experiences of LGBTQI people in the UK [….]

PODCAST: PANTS is just the podcast for all you L Word lovers

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A new podcast with The L Word actresses Kate Moennig and Leisha Hailey, produced and edited by Rachel Shelley BY RACHEL SHELLEY Drum roll please… DIVA devotees, it gives me great pleasure to announce a delightful delicacy for your ears: PANTS! with Kate and Leisha. Produced and edited by me, Rachel Shelley. Inspired by the [….]

NEWS: P&G and GLAAD study shows that LGBTQI representation in media leads to greater acceptance

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P&G have released a brand new film demonstrating the impact of LGBTQI-inclusive advertising BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQI media advocacy organisation, today announced findings of the LGBTQ Inclusion In Advertising and Media study, conducted in partnership with Procter & Gamble (P&G), the world’s largest advertiser.  GLAAD and P&G’s study details how non-LGBTQI [….]

Michelle Memran: interviewed by Rachel Shelley

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From the Vaults of Radio DIVA Rachel Shelley speak to Michelle Memran. Michelle is the director of a remarkable documentary – The Rest I Make Up. It’s an exquisite collaboration between Michelle and the Cuban-American playwright Irene Fornes, which premiered just weeks after the playwright’s death. PodDIVA · PodDIVAMichelleMemran.WAV