Join us on 15 December for a live chat all about fashion, parenting and LGBTQI life with Lotte Jeffs, hosted by Melanie Rickey


Following the success of The Riley Interviews during lockdown, DIVA has now launched The DIVA Interviews – a space for weekly exclusive chats with some our lovely friends and supporters. 

Next up in the series on Tuesday 15 December, Melanie Rickey will be joined by writer and podcaster Lotte Jeffs. 

Lotte is a prolific features journalist, writing regularly for the Saturday Times, the Sunday Times, the Evening Standard, The Telegraph, ELLE and more. In 2016 Lotte won Writer of The Year at the Press and Publishing Association Awards and in 2017 was shortlisted for Columnist of the Year. Lotte has worked in senior editorial roles in magazines and newspapers including as Deputy Editor and Acting Editor in Chief of ELLE. 

She subsequently moved into advertising, working as a Creative Director at global advertising agency Ogilvy and Head of Content for Portas. Her first book – a mix of memoir and self-help – How To Be A Gentlewoman: The Art of Soft Power in Hard Times was published by Octopus. Lotte is currently cohost of the LGBTQI parenting podcast Some Families and is working on a novel and a children’s picture book. Lotte lives in London with her wife and daughter.

Lotte Jeffs

Join us in the Facebook DIVA Community every Tuesday at 8pm for LGBTQI life chats and the chance to fire your questions at our iconic interviewees. Grab a cup of tea and settle in for exciting chats and plenty of laughs. 

Launched as a way of bringing the lez/bi community closer together with everything that’s happening in the world right now, the Facebook-based, digital hangout DIVA Community has grown to a membership of almost 8,000 women and allies, hailing from all around the globe. Pretty impressive, eh? So we thought it’s time to give back to you wonderful lot. 

What are you waiting for? Join our DIVA Community here for access to this exclusive interview with Lotte Jeffs 15 December at 8pm. 

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