Jack Monroe addresses the stark reality of UK’s cost of living crisis

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“The system by which we measure the impact of inflation is fundamentally flawed” BY NIC CROSARA Throughout their career, food writer and previous DIVA cover star, Jack Monroe has written advice on how to feed a family on a budget. They’ve also campaigned alongside organisations such as Child Poverty Action group and Oxfam. In December, [….]

Calls to end violence after lesbian couple murdered in Mexico

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In tragic news, we have lost two more lives to hatred BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE VIA FACEBOOK Trigger warning: homophobia, hate crime, sexual assault, torture and death mentioned throughout On 16 January, 28-year-old Texan lesbian couple Nohemi Medina Martinez and Yulizsa Ramirez were found dead after visiting family in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. The couple were [….]

Love After Lockdown: Lessons learned

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After flirting with Martine online, The Cheeky Charmer decides to go on a date BY THE CHEEKY CHARMER, IMAGE BY KELLY SIKKEMA VIA UNSPLASH Things I’ve learnt this week: There is such a thing as too much hair wax I can’t apply make-up without looking like someone’s melted a wax work I can’t do non-monogamy, [….]

Stefanie Scott talks queer horror, onscreen chemistry and Lesbian Jesus

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“We really wanted to make it real and beautiful between these two girls” BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY SHUDDER In the mood for an atmospheric period film to cosy up on one of these rainy winter nights with? Well, you’re in luck because The Last Thing Mary Saw premieres on Shudder today. Set in New [….]

The Cocoa Butter Club is seeking out new melanated LGBTQI talent

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Ready for an event that spotlights and celebrates fresh new performers? BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY THE COCOA BUTTER CLUB The Cocoa Butter Club was founded in 2016, sparked by the amount of cultural appropriation, lack of diversity and other limitations of the cabaret scene. This award winning collective has been on a mission to [….]

Amalia Holm is on this week’s episode of podDIVA

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“This relationship allows them to be two full people who make mistakes and forgive each other because it’s part of the human experience.” BY DIVA STAFF, IMAGE BY OLOV KARLSSON In this special episode of DIVA Dialogues Roxy Bourdillon interviews Swedish actress Amalia Holm, who plays Scylla in Motherland: Fort Salem, about the incredible power [….]

Stonewall launches online tool to highlight areas with costly healthcare for same-sex couples accessing IVF

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The news follows as Megan and Whitney Bacon-Evans took legal action against NHS Frimley in 2021, citing unjust costs facing same-sex couples BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY ZACHARY DRUCKER/THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION Today, LGBTQI charity Stonewall launches its online tool to highlight areas with either costly or patchy healthcare for same-sex couples accessing IVF. The [….]