In our 300th issue we talk to three gamechangers queering the status quo

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Want to change the world around you? In need of some inspiration? Look no further than Cherrelle Skeete, Shon Faye and Daisy Jones INTERVIEWS BY NIC CROSARA AND ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGES BY DAVID REISS, PAUL SAMUEL WHITE AND JO KIELY There are so many inspiring creatives within the LGBTQI community who are actively changing the [….]

Alexandra Shipp: “I always knew I was gay.”

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The star of X Men and tick, tick … BOOM! opens up about coming into her queerness and making out with Lesbian Jesus INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY BRIAN BOWEN SMITH Alexandra came out this year and made many hearts in the LGBTQI community swoon. Fans love her for her excellent portrayal of Storm [….]

Heather Peace: “When you come out, it’s funny how everything else starts to slot into place”

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We’re thrilled to feature Heather as our dazzling 300th issue cover star – what a way to celebrate! INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGES BY LEZLI + ROSE In this exclusive DIVA interview, Heather looks back at her coming out experience in the 90s and reflects how much her life has changed since then, from starting [….]

Heather Peace is the fabulous cover star of our 300th issue

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Also featuring: Alexandra Shipp, Melissa Etheridge, Shon Faye and so many more! 🎉 BY DIVA STAFF, COVER IMAGE BY LEZLI + ROSE It’s the historic 300th issue of DIVA magazine and boy, do we have a treat for you! Our amazing cover star is trailblazing actor and singer-songwriter Heather Peace, who came out in 1994 – [….]

Birmingham Pride announces its 2022 headliners

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What a way to celebrate its 25th year! 🎉 BY DIVA STAFF, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM We may be heading into 2022, but it seems 25 is the magic number this year. Birmingham Pride had its most successful festival earlier this year and as it prepares to celebrate its 25th year by having the biggest pride [….]

Rainbow Laces is back and ready to take action

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The iconic campaign, run by LGBTQ+ charity Stonewall, is back with a fresh new look and a new focus on its goals BY NIC CROSARA For the sixth year, Stonewall is launching its award-winning Rainbow Laces campaign in partnership with TeamPride. Rainbow Laces has become a symbol of LGBTQI people in sport with 12 million+ [….]

Drag Race fans, tune into today’s podDIVA

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Roxy Bourdillon asks Victoria Scone the important questions, such as “Do you jam or cream first?” BY DIVA STAFF Hey DIVAs, it’s Wednesday and that means, another episode of podDIVA. Did you love reading Victoria Scone’s story in our November issue? Or have you not had a chance to get your hands on a copy [….]