DIVA COMMUNITY: Join Katherine Rhodes for an evening of mind-blowing magic

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An exclusive show for the DIVA Community supporting Diversity Role Models BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS It’s time to be amazed and amused by magician Katherine Rhodes as she performs part of her full stage show in your living room, garden, bathroom, shed, or wherever you want to watch from, as it’s fully online!  Many of you [….]

NEWS: Schools OUT UK launch a landmark competition for LGBTQI designers

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The winner will be given the unique opportunity to design the LGBT+ History Month Badge for 2022 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Every year since its launch in 2004, LGBT+ History Month raises vital funds for its work to make schools safe and inclusive for everyone through the sale of its iconic annual badge. Each year the [….]

OPEN SOON: The Vagina Museum is back to spread the vulva love

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The #OpenSoon campaign will see 50+ pieces of original vagina art auctioned to raise money as the museum re-opens  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS We’re not sure about you, but there’s been a vulva shaped whole in our hearts since The Vagina Museum had to unfortunately close earlier this year due to COVID-19.  The opening of the [….]

DIVA COMMUNITY: In conversation with Renee Vaughan Sutherland

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Join the DIVA Community to tune in to this exclusive chat with Renee Vaughan Sutherland BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS DIVA has launched a series of DIVA Community exclusive and live Zoom chats with some of our lovely friends and supporters during lockdown called #TheRileyInterviews.  This Wednesday (23 September) at 8pm, artist, filmmaker, creative director and founder of Greater Than 11%, [….]

TRAVEL: DIVA takes a trip to queer friendly Copenhagen

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A sneak peak into the celebrations lined up for Copenhagen 2021 BY POLLY SHUTE Here at DIVA we have been missing Pride season, and like many, are big fans of the Nordics. We were delighted, as an official media partner, to be flown out to Copenhagen for an exclusive update on their plans for WorldPride [….]

VIEWS: Coming out to your therapist

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“Will they try to make some deep, Freudian connection between my desire for women and my deep, paralysing fear of flying?”  I laugh awkwardly and start babbling. “Oh, well, you know, I’m just a huge supporter of LGBT rights. I believe the human experience is so vast, and…” Lies. I am so gay.  Typically, I take [….]

DATING: 10 compliments to make on a first date

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Worried you’ll get tongue-tied? Here are our top tips for sparkling conversation. BY ARISTEA BITSAKAKI  We’ve all been there. You’re on a first date and you just don’t know what to say next. Well, don’t give up! Here are our top tips for compliments to pay your date. Follow this advice, and you may be [….]