These are the LGBTQI films you can’t miss at Glasgow Film Festival

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Glasgow Film Festival is back for its 16th annual celebration of cinema – and it’s pretty damn queer BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The full programme for the Glasgow Film Festival 2020 boasts nine world premieres during its 12 day run, from 26 February-8 March 2020.  Star guests such as Caitlin Moran, Emily Beecham and Celia Imrie [….]

Lisa Nandy: “We need to make sure people are diverse and in prominent positions at every level in the Labour Party”

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DIVA publisher Linda Riley interviews Lisa Nandy  BY LINDA RILEY Lisa Nandy, one of three candidates still in the race for the Labour leadership, faced disruptive hecklers at the first ever LGBT+ Labour hustings in Manchester last week. One person in the audience accused the candidates of not knowing “what the definition of woman is” [….]

We can’t wait for ClexaCon 2020

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Stars of The L Word are heading for Las Vegas and so are we!  BY DIVA STAFF The largest multi-fandom event for LGBTQI+ women, gender non-conforming individuals and allies is returning to Las Vegas this April and DIVA will be there! ClexaCon, which aims to “raise the bar” for queer representation, lands in Sin City [….]

Keir Starmer: “We need to make a lot more progress on LGBTQI issues”

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DIVA publisher Linda Riley interviews Keir Starmer  BY LINDA RILEY At the LGBT+ Labour hustings in Manchester, Keir Starmer provided his support and backing for the various issues faced by the LGBTQI community, stressing how well it bodes for the Labour party that all three leadership candidates hold strong and fair views when it comes [….]

SEX: Dirty talk 101

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“Let your inner creative out and slowly increase the stakes. The risk is part of what makes it so exciting” BY GEORGIA BUTLER Talk dirty to me. It’s a phrase that should fill your extremities with excitement, an opportunity to confess to every imagined touch and maybe even actualize them. But say talk dirty to [….]

TRAVEL: Constance Craving

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Danielle Mustarde pedals her way to inner peace along the shores of Europe’s postcard-perfect Lake Constance WORDS AND IMAGES BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Here’s the thing. I love living in London, but I’m a northerner at heart and, every once in a while, the horn-blaring, underground-rumbling, fume-filled capital can get a little… much. I mean, was it really [….]

PRIDE: You! Me! Us! We!

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Pride In London announces official theme for 2020 via powerful video calling for “allyship, love and understanding” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Pride In London have announced their official theme for this year’s Pride – #YouMeUsWe, and it couldn’t be more timely, as it calls out hopefully for a “crucial need for allyship in order to heal rifts between [….]