Denise Welch reads an exclusive audio story to help celebrate National Orgasm Day

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Sh! Women’s Store are here to make the big O happen all year round BY SH! WOMEN’S STORE Just like the pay gap, the orgasm gap is the very real disparity between men and women in remuneration. Only with the Orgasm Gap rewards are counted in Oh!’s between the sheets, rather than 0’s on the [….]

MAISIE RICHARDSON-SELLERS: “Intersectional feminism is the only feminism”

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Actor and filmmaker Maisie Richardson-Sellers talks growing up mixed race, leaning into her queerness and changing the game for on-screen representation BY ROXY BOURDILLON “I’m fed up with having straight, cis, white people tell queer stories.” Maisie Richardson-Sellers is venting about one of her specialist subjects: LGBTQI representation. Yes, it’s brilliant to see the proliferation [….]

FROM THE VAULTS: DIVA meets comedy legend Fortune Feimster

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Fortune Feimster has a heart-to-heart with Roxy Bourdillon about the special women in her life BY ROXY BOURDILLON Fortune Feimster is one of the world’s most successful lesbian comedians, having starred in megahits like The Mindy Project, Chelsea Lately and a hilariously relatable Netflix special (sample line: “My friend gave me a Fitbit… and I [….]

EDUCATE & CELEBRATE: The charity building a future of inclusion

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DIVA meets Dr. Elly Barnes MBE, the woman behind the wonderful charity Educate & Celebrate BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS If you aren’t already aware of the amazing work that Educate & Celebrate do for LGBTQI inclusivity here in the UK, it’s a great time to introduce you. They’ve been working harder than ever over the past [….]

PARENTING: What legal rights do LGBTQI parents have?

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Questioning how inclusive the current Family Court systems are here in the UK BY DIVA STAFF Imagine you are the mother of a child born through donor conception within a same-sex relationship, but you’re not the biological mother and you are unmarried. What legal rights do you have that tie you to your child? Does [….]

DIVA COMMUNITY: In conversation with Jacquie Lawrence

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Jacquie Lawrence joins Polly Shute for an exclusive interview in our Facebook community 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 (29 July) at 8pm as part of the series, Polly Shute will be hosting a guest spot where [….]

NEWS: GLAAD Chair Pamela Stewart to give keynote for Bold Strokes Books supporting LGBTQI authors

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An online literary festival taking place this weekend, featuring your favourite Bold Strokes Books authors  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Have you already raced through your lockdown reading list? Are you looking for a weekend activity that will introduce you to a whole host of LGBTQI writers?  LGBTQI fiction publisher Bold Strokes Books is hosting a three [….]