BOOKS: Kate Davies and Amrou Al-Kadhi announced as winners of the 10th Polari Prizes

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The UK’s only award for books exploring the LGBTQI experience announces it’s 2020 winners  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Amrou Al-Kadhi and Kate Davieshave tonight been announced as the winners of the 2020 Polari Prizes, the UK’s only award celebrating literature that explores the LGBTQI experience.  Amrou becomes the 10th winner of the Polari First Book Prize, established in [….]

SCREEN: Drop everything, there’s a new Ammonite trailer

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The brand-new trailer for the hotly anticipated film is here  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS I think it’s safe to say that Ammonite is one of the most talked about LGBTQI love stories this year. Starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan, the period drama follows the life of British palaeontologist Mary Anning and her relationship with geologist Charlotte Murchison [….]

SCREEN: Your exclusive chance to catch They Them Us

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They Them Us is screening digitally at the LA Femme International Film Festival, followed by a Q&A BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS All you queer film fans out there, there’s a chance to see a screening of the fabulous They Them Us on Friday evening, 16 October – virtually of course, as part of the LA Femme [….]

EVENTS: Join Big Tent Ideas tonight for a virtual queer debate

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DIVA Publisher, Linda Riley, will chair the first Queer Debate tonight at 7pm BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Join Big Tent Ideas for the first of a series of events focused on the most pressing queer issues of the day, bringing together a wide range of voices from LGBTQI communities and organisations to explore personal experiences. You [….]