SCREEN: Queer travel films for a sofa holiday

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Five films that will help you escape somewhere far away (without leaving the house) BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS It’s likely that many of us have already had our summer plans cancelled by the current COVID-19 pandemic, and there may be many travel restrictions continuing into the rest of the year. Lez be honest, we’re all craving [….]

FROM THE VAULTS: DIVA’s Carmilla cover story

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Roxy Bourdillon meets the stars of YouTube phenomenon turned feature film, Carmilla BY ROXY BOURDILLON I’m only five minutes into The Carmilla Movie and I’m already gripped. Laura’s tearing down an old timey corridor, panting in a corseted gown, her heart hammering in her chest and causing mine to do the same, while her 300-year-old [….]

NEWS: Marsha de Cordova speaks out against Liz Truss’ proposed “scrapping” of the reforms to the GRA

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Marsha de Cordova reveals her stance on trans rights in an exclusive statement to DIVA  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS In recent weeks transgender individuals have been facing attacks and debates surrounding their rights in the media more than ever. We have seen a recent growth of extreme and transphobic hysteria regarding the plans to the reform [….]

DIVA Community: Look out for these exclusive Zoom interviews next week

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Here’s what’s coming up in #TheRileyInterviews series over in our DIVA Community  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS If you haven’t joined our wonderful DIVA Community yet, now is absolutely the time. We have had a whole host of Zoom chats with some of our lovely friends and supporters over the past two weeks, and there’s still plenty more [….]