MUSIC: The evolution of Lucy Spraggan

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In her most intimate DIVA interview yet, the singer songwriter opens up about getting sober and feeling sexy  BY CARRIE LYELL “This girl just came in, sat directly behind me, opened up her iPad and had some kind of group Zoom meeting with no headphones!” Lucy Spraggan is incredulous, calling me from a Starbucks near [….]

Julien Baker: “You don’t have to try so hard to be profound”

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Julien Baker talks all things Little Oblivions, songwriting and perspectives in our March issue INTERVIEW BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY ALYSSE GAFKJEN Releasing a long-awaited third album in the midst of a global pandemic is daunting, but Julien Baker is trying to stay positive. Ahead of the release, DIVA’s Sophie Griffiths found out what we [….]

Andra Day: “Billie Holiday was completely 2021 in the 1940s”

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Star of The United States Vs. Billie Holiday opens up to DIVA about playing her Black, bisexual idol INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGES VIA ENTERTAINMENT ONE AND SKY (TAKASHIA SEIDA) To celebrate the release of The United States Vs. Billie Holiday, DIVA’s Roxy Bourdillon sat down for a virtual chat with the super talented Andra [….]

DIVA EXCLUSIVE: Andra Day is our jaw-dropping new cover star

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PLUS Sapphic Saxons, Julien Baker and BFI Flare BY DIVA STAFF, COVER IMAGE BY MYRIAM SANTOS We’re in love with this gorgeous, golden cover, shot by Myriam Santos. Once you’re done feasting your eyes, head inside, where actor and musician Andra Day speaks exclusively to DIVA’s Roxy Bourdillon about transforming into Black, bisexual icon Billie [….]

MUSIC: Lucy & La Mer team up with TikTok star Haley Faulkner for a new music video

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We caught up with the long-distance duo to find out all about this queer collab 🌈 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA YOUTUBE What better time than quarantine to collab with some of your favourite content creators? That’s exactly what pop icon Lucy & LA Mer did for her brand new single, Rollercoaster! Teaming up with [….]

NEWS: TransActual UK responds to recent Lords debate about a trans-inclusive maternity bill

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“Why are some unelected sections of parliament now demanding that otherwise progressive legislation exclude minority groups?” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA ISTOCK A debate surrounding the use of trans-inclusive language in the UK’s Maternity Bill took place in the House of Lords yesterday, sparking a great deal of concern for the wider trans community.  Unelected [….]