FROM THE VAULTS: Now this is living

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Carrie Lyell meets the YouTube superstar, Shannon Beveridge BY CARRIE LYELL, IMAGES BY TALIE EIGELAND The first time I meet Shannon Beveridge is on the red carpet at the British LGBT Awards. It’s mayhem all around, photographers jostling each other to get the best shots and journalists vying for a minute with the stars, but she’s [….]

FROM THE VAULTS: Rose and Rosie on the cover of DIVA 😍

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Didn’t get your hands on this special issue back in 2018? We’ve got some GREAT news for you  INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, PHOTOGRAPHY BY LINDA BLACKER In our September 2018 issue, YouTube megastars Rose and Rosie had a DMC with DIVA’s, Roxy Bourdillon. On the verge of releasing their book and documentary both entitled Overshare, Rose [….]

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 [….]