WATCH: Don’t miss Draw With Me, a documentary about the life of Jennifer Lopez’s trans nibling

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“It’s about accepting change and challenges with love, and that knowing when we do, everything is possible” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Jennifer Lopez has shown her support of the trans community once again by celebrating her trans nibling and their brand new documentary Draw With Me. Nibling is a gender-neutral term that can be used to [….]

MUSIC: Kings Elliot returns with new single Dancing Alone

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Tackling romance and mental health in her lyrics, Kings Elliot is here to bare her soul  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY LAURA MANNERS Born and raised in Switzerland and now living in London, Kings Elliot is the hyped new pansexual identifying artist on our radar. She’s dedicated to using her music as a means of exploring [….]

MUSIC: Your exclusive first look at Emma McGrath’s latest music video

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Take a sneak peek at Emma’s music video for Paradise, taken from her brand new EP Settled In Motion released today  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY DAN KENDALL  Who doesn’t love an exclusive? Continuing her track record of heart-warming and honest writing, Emma McGrath is back with her brand new EP Settled In Motion (Silent [….]

CULTURE: Meet the queer tattoo artist creating a safe space for the LGBTQI community

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DIVA chats to Jjmotto, a tattoo artist based in York, all about their work and their love for the arts  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA @JJMOTTOTATTOO We’re always on the lookout for new artists to celebrate, and with lockdown 3.0 having a knock on affect on the arts it’s time to shine a light on [….]

Marylyn Tan: “Writing is pretty much the only line I have to community”

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The Singaporean published poet talks all things poetry, religion and the queer scene of her city BY YAIZA CANOPOLI Singaporean poet and artist Marylyn Tan made the news in August last year with a historic win. Not only is she the first woman to win the Singapore Literature Prize for English poetry, but her collection [….]

CELEB: Batwoman loves Sarah Paulson just as much as the rest of us

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Javicia Leslie reveals Sarah Paulson is her queer role model in a new interview  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM There’s nothing more exciting than when one queer icon gushes over another queer icon. This time it’s the turn of the new Batwoman star, Javicia Leslie.  In a new interview with Attitude magazine, Javicia revealed [….]

“I was outed by a local paper”: Musician Anita Gabrielle tells her story

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Anita Gabrielle tells DIVA how she has spent her life fighting against obstacles put in her path as an artist BY ANITA GABRIELLE, IMAGE BY JEAN FITCH I started writing songs when I was 14, in 1968. My brother, Michael, had bought me the first record of a young unknown singer-songwriter called Joni Mitchell and [….]