Pride in London going ahead as UK Black Pride announce: “We are definitely not collaborating with or in partnership with Pride in London”

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Pride in London is set to take place on 2 July 2022. UK Black Pride have staunchly denied all involvement BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY ORIEL FRANKIE ASHCROFT VIA PEXELS Today, Pride in London has announced that it will be returning to the streets of England’s capital on 2 July 2022. After a three-year hiatus, [….]

Sara Ramirez: “Che Diaz is not here for anyone’s approval”

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The iconic actor talks queer chemistry, social justice and making TV history as Sex And The City’s first non-binary character INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY SKY COMEDY Sara Ramirez made LGBTQI history when they joined the cast of the Sex And The City reboot, And Just Like That…, as the shows first non-binary character. [….]

Michelle Visage: “My daughter is gay, and I want the world to be a better place for her”

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The ultimate ally talks RuPaul’s Drag Race season 14, Harlem ballroom culture and her plastic surgery journey INTERVIEW BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY GUY LEVY The eternal queen of camp, Michelle Visage is an important figurehead for much of the LGBTQI community. She first appeared on the judging panel of the seminal TV franchise RuPaul’s [….]

Lady Phyll: “Stand on the shoulders of those giants that came before us”

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This LGBT+ History Month, take some inspiration from our incredible February cover star INTERVIEW BY NIC CROSARA, PHOTOGRAPHY BY KOFI PAINTSIL, PHOTOGRAPHER’S ASSISTANT GEMMA PONIENTE, HAIR BY SIR WEAVE A LOT, MAKE UP BY LOUISE WATTS, PHYLL WEARS CLOTHES BY THE KEMIST AND JEWELLERY BY LUCKY LITTLE BLIGHTERS We could think of no one more [….]

Lady Phyll is our epic cover star this LGBT+ History Month

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Also featuring: Sara Ramirez, Michelle Visage, Two Twos Podcast and Mari Hannah  COVER PHOTOGRAPHY BY KOFI PAINTSIL It’s February which means it’s LGBT+ History Month. Who better to grace the cover of this month’s issue than the trailblazing Dr. Phyll Opoku-Gyimah? In an exclusive interview with staff writer Nic Crosara, Phyll opens up about how [….]

LGBTQI evangelical Jayne Ozanne calls for end to “conversion therapy” in our February issue

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Jayne is a prominent voice for LGBTQI people of faith BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY MARKUS BIDAUX FOR ATTITUDE MAGAZINE Having written a powerful piece for the February issue of DIVA, Jayne Ozanne, Founder of the Ozanne Foundation, has called for a ban on so-called “conversion therapy” in the UK. Whilst the UK Government consultation [….]

Blurring borders this LGBTI History Month

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“It is only through choosing to include intersex that we can work together to create intersex liberation” BY VALENTINO VECCHIETTI In the last few years I have been struggling with my health. Last summer I found out that I have a progressive, incurable, mast cell disease.  At the height of my joy and excitement at [….]