DIVA COMMUNITY: In conversation with Hannah Bardell for #TheRileyInterviews series

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Join Linda Riley and Hannah Bardell MP in the DIVA Community this evening  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS DIVA has launched a series of DIVA Community exclusive and live Zoom chats with some of our lovely friends and supporters called #TheRileyInterviews.  Tonight (24 June) at 8pm as part of the series, Scottish National Party politician Hannah Bardell MP will be [….]

GLOBAL PRIDE: Get ready for a 24-hour virtual Pride this Saturday

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Organisers say it has the potential to be the largest LGBTQI event ever as it shines a light on global diversity BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Global Pride 2020, the 24-hour virtual Pride taking place this weekend, aims to shine a light on LGBTQI members from every continent. Over 500 Pride and LGBTQI organisations from 91 countries [….]

Mantis partner with Brand Advance to combat keyword prejudice affecting LGBTQI and BAME publications

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A big step forward for equality in publishing as words such as “queer” and “lesbian” won’t immediately be deemed unsuitable  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS As of last week, Brand Advance Media Network announced that it would be using Mantis, powered by IBM Watson, to determine safe advertising opportunities for brands targeting minority groups.  The new and [….]

SCREEN: New lesbian comedy free online as part of Iris Prize Film Festival

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Wild Geese is a new story from Kayleigh Llewellyn all about human vulnerability BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Thanks to our friends over at Iris Prize, there is a brand new lesbian comedy online to fall in love with. Wild Geese is the ninth short film made with the Iris Prize filmmaker Susan Jacobson and is available [….]