Want to know how to get over a breakup? Ask a lesbian

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Comedian, podcaster and writer Rosie Wilby introduces her brand new book, The Breakup Monologues BY ROSIE WILBY My new book The Breakup Monologues, based very loosely on my podcast of the same name, is out today. The book includes a chapter about my peculiar experience of participating in a “sex lab” investigating queer female desire [….]

Running queer and the transformative power of connection

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Can running help to connect us to our queer identities? BY CARRIE LYELL In March this year, I ran my first half marathon. That might not seem like much of achievement to you ultra marathon runners out there, but for me, it was huge.  There were no spectators lining the streets, cheering me on. No [….]

Mae Martin’s FEEL GOOD has dropped the season two trailer and we’re obsessed

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“Do you want to talk about my personal despair?” BY DIVA STAFF We’re counting down the days until Mae Martin’s must-see sitcom, FEEL GOOD, returns to our screens. The first season had us hooked with its bangin’ bisexual representation, hilarious one-liners and swoonworthy queer love story. And from the looks of the newly released season [….]

A spellbinding tour de force: DIVA reviews new West End show CRUISE

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Jackdaw Media’s creative director Jacquie Lawrence on a new West End show by Jack Holden BY JACQUIE LAWRENCE As soon as you see the lone figure of composer and performer John Elliott, playing ambient club music that heralds the appearance of writer and performer, Jack Holden, you know that CRUISE is more than a ‘one [….]

ONLINE EVENT: myGwork’s WorkPride conference is back!

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“WorkPride is a vital resource for LGBTQ+ communities and inclusive employers” myGwork, the global business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, is bringing back its massively successful WorkPride for a second year. WorkPride is a five-day series of events for LGBTQ+ professionals, inclusive employers and anyone who is committed to workplace equality. It’s the perfect opportunity to [….]

The best lesbian must-reads according to UK’s oldest LGBTQI bookshop

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DIVA gets lost in the lesbian literature section of Gay’s The Word BY MARTINE HESS On 66 Marchmont Street, London, tucked in between an internet cafe and an art gallery, rests a piece of queer history. This is home to Gay’s The Word, the UK’s first and oldest LGBTQI bookshop. Established in 1979, it has [….]

I See You, I See Me: Exploring what it means to be a Queer Womxn today

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Don’t miss this game-changing FREE online workshop BY DIVA STAFF WE CREATE SPACE is an amazing self-empowerment platform all about championing LGBTQI change-makers. They run loads of brilliant workshops, and DIVA is thrilled to be partnering with them for their next upcoming event, I See You, I See Me. Trust us, you won’t want to [….]