MUSIC: Enjoy a free BETTY concert from the comfort of your own home

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Join the DIVA Community on Facebook for access to this exciting virtual event on Saturday! BY DIVA STAFF BETTY are missing their pals all over the world, especially in the UK so just in time for Christmas we have a Christmas treat lined up for you! New York City pop band BETTY are creeping out of quarantine [….]

OPINION: Is Happiest Season’s Harper a villain or a victim?

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Angry reactions to Clea DuVall’s festive flick are missing the point, argues Michele Theil BY MICHELE THEIL, IMAGES VIA SONY PICTURES The release of Happiest Season this month received a mixed reception from the queer community. While many have described the film as a quintessential lesbian rom-com, providing “queer festive cheer,” others have criticised the film for a number of [….]

Gentleman Jack: “What would Anne Lister do?”

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Gentleman Jack fan, Rachael Biggs, shares a personal essay drawing inspiration from Anne Lister in our new issue  WORDS BY RACHAEL BIGGS, IMAGE BY JAY BROOKS When times are tough, it’s only right that we look towards our queer icons for help. Rachael Biggs has drawn plenty of inspiration from the world’s most famous lesbian [….]

mxmtoon: “I thought nobody was going to listen to me”

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Pop sensation mxmtoon opens up about bisexuality and internet fame in our January issue INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY BLYTHE THOMAS For our first issue of 2021 we meet international pop star, mxmtoon. With over four and a half million followers and a recent collab with Carly Rae Jepsen, she’s earned herself certified bicon status. [….]

MUSIC: Get to know Becca Mancari

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The Nashville musician turning her trauma into hopeful and uplifting indie pop  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY ZAC FARRO If you haven’t already heard of Becca Mancari from the supergroup Bermuda Triangle or from her recent work with the likes of Hayley Williams and Julien Baker, it’s time you got to know her. Her second [….]

NEWS: OUTing The Past festival returns for 2021

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The UK’s LGBTQI Education Charity announce the festival is set to return next year BY DIVA STAFF  OUTing The Past festival, in partnership with Schools OUT UK, has today confirmed that the festival will return next year, starting in February. OUTing the Past: The International Festivals of Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Trans History is an [….]

mxmtoon is our dreamy new cover star 💫

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PLUS Lucy Spraggan, Gentleman Jack, O’Hooley And Tidow and The Wilds  BY DIVA STAFF Pop sensation mxmtoon is our brand new cover star and we couldn’t be more excited! In a heart-to-heart with managing editor Roxy Bourdillon, the accidental icon opens up about internet fame, internalised biphobia, and explains why not having all the answers [….]