Death Drop: A drag murder mystery with an all star line-up

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Kemah Bob tells DIVA all about this new play sashaying into the Garrick Theatre just in time for Christmas BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS When I jump on my call with Kemah Bob I’m surprised to hear her say, straight off the bat, “Honestly I’m having one of the best years of my life. I’m thriving and [….]

VIEWS: Queering up the dance floor

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What we learnt from the first same-sex couple on Strictly  BY CAIT FINDLAY, IMAGE VIA BBC Nicola Adams is unbeatable in the boxing ring: when she retired in 2019, she had never lost a bout. When she took to the dance floor as one half of Strictly Come Dancing’s first celebrity same-sex couple, however, she [….]

NEWS: Statue commemorates two of history’s greatest forgotten LGBTQI trailblazers

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The landmark statue of Anne Bonny and Mary Read was made by British artist Amanda Cotton BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY DEBBIE BRAGG Trailblazing pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read have taken their rightful place in history with a statue that honours their boundary pushing, gender defying lives. Sadly, we know little about Anne (born [….]

You Brought Your Own Light: A new book of breathtaking and beautiful trans portraits

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We love this new book by photographer Allie Crewe celebrating trans identities BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGES BY ALLIE CREWE Your Brought Your Own Light is a new breathtaking book of transgender portraits by Portrait of Britain 2019 winner, photographer Allie Crewe. It brings together 26 of Allie’s poignant transgender portraits, including the image of Grace, [….]