EVENTS: Women Of The World Festival announces major programme for 2021

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This year’s festival will address gender inequality across the globe with informative talks and panels BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY WOW FESTIVAL Going virtual for the first time instead of at its usual spot at the Southbank Centre, Women Of The World Festival (WOW Festival) returns this March with a diverse line-up of world-class speakers, activists and [….]

REVIEW: The Inverts by Crystal Jeans

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“I wanted to know every aspect of Bart and Bettina Dawes’s lives up until the present day, especially the scandalous parts” BY SARAH WINGROVE Bart likes men and Bettina likes women. With the societal expectations of the 1920s weighing down on them, the two childhood friends decide to get engaged, hiding and protecting their true [….]

MUSIC: Heather Rivas drops gritty new single, Think Of Me

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Our new favourite queer electro-pop sensation 🔥 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Finding a new queer artist is always a great start to any weekend. This time it’s the turn of Los Angeles based musician Heather Rivas, best known for her witty unfiltered lyrics, candid electro pop soundscapes and intimate vocals that capture a sense of yearning [….]

The DIVA Interviews: The LGBT Mummies Tribe in conversation with Saski

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Join us next Tuesday in the Facebook DIVA Community to hear all about the fantastic mission of The LGBT Mummies Tribe BY DIVA STAFF Following the success of The Riley Interviews during lockdown number one, DIVA has now launched The DIVA Interviews – a space for weekly exclusive chats with some our lovely friends and [….]

NEWS: Iris Prize secures funding to create new short films by LGBTQI community groups

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The £195,330 will go towards 10 LGBTQI community groups across Wales to create new short films BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Today organisers of the Iris Prize have launched a Wales-wide, three-year project working with community groups from across the country to discuss issues faced by the LGBTQI community.  This news comes as Cardiff’s biggest LGBTQI film [….]

CELEB: Halsey announces surprise pregnancy with adorable rainbow baby bump

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The bisexual babe surprised fans with an iconic Instagram post BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Halsey announced that she is pregnant with her first child yesterday, with a series of Instagram photos she captioned “surprise!” followed by the perfect emoji combination: a rainbow and a baby bottle.  The singer shared three photos from her [….]

The Adoption ABCs: The home inspection

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“It’s strange to think our child might already be born. Each day I wonder what they look like and what they might be doing” BY JEN CAMPION The entire house has been cleaned from top to bottom. Floors mopped, cupboards wiped down, shelving dusted. We’ve cleaned the windows for the first time in forever. There [….]