Here’s what to expect on your very first date with a woman

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Five queer folks share their stories and offer some no-nonsense dating advice BY HARRIET ARGENT, IMAGE BY DEBBY HUDSON FOR UNSPLASH There are some moments in life we will never forget. They are burned into our brains either because they were magical experiences or because they provided years’ worth of embarrassing memories to keep us [….]

New Manifesto urges the next Mayor of London to commit to bettering the lives of disadvantaged LGBTIQA+ people

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The LLCHC has launched a Manifesto today with recommendations on how to improve LGBTIQA+ community housing in London BY HARRIET ARGENT, IMAGE BY ARON VAN DE POL FOR UNSPLASH The London LGBTIQA+ Community Housing Coalition (LLCHC) has today publicly launched their Manifesto containing recommended actions for the next Mayor of London. The Manifesto comes as [….]

Young lesbians most likely to experience loneliness and isolation in the LGBTQI community, according to new research

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“It is yet another reminder of why events such as Lesbian Visibility Week are needed for our young people who are still so clearly struggling for equality in every aspect of their lives” BY HARRIET ARGENT, IMAGE BY JOICE KELLY FOR UNSPLASH Young lesbians are the most likely in the LGBTQI community to experience tension [….]

“I showed up to Hollywood already out so they really couldn’t out me”

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Actor and director Jillian Armenante tells DIVA about living her truth BY JANE FAE, IMAGE BY KARL GADJUSEKJ Lesbian Visibility Week is an opportunity to celebrate lesbians. Not just the young, the hip – or the skinny! – but also the women who’ve just been there. Working. Supporting. Making room for a younger generation without [….]

The campaign calling for an end to fertility inequality for LGBTQI couples

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Whitney and Megan Bacon-Evans started the movement after facing discrimination when trying for a baby BY HARRIET ARGENT YouTube power couple Whitney and Megan Bacon-Evans started a campaign in November last year to fight for fertility equality for LGBTQI families in the UK. The campaign, which now has over 5,500 signatures, is urging the government [….]