Also featuring: The creator and cast of Heartstopper, Soak, Rowan Ellis and Nghi Vo

COVER PHOTOGRAPHY BY ELIZABETH MIRANDA

Welcome to our Lesbian Visibility issue! And who better to have as our cover star than the incredible rock legend Melissa Etheridge? In our DIVA exclusive interview, Melissa talks to DIVA staff writer Nic Crosara about her journey to rock stardom, reveals all about the upcoming festival Etheridge Island and shares a powerful message to the LGBTQI community.

Also inside:

The DIVA Power List: 100 visionaries and changemakers working for a better future

Meet the creator and cast of Heartstopper the new Netflix show serving up queer love

SOAK reflects on coming out, finding their voice and recentering their sound

Queer Style with Rowan Ellis: “Dress how you want, you’re still gay!”

How to find a girlfriend in 2022: Discover the latest queer dating trend

The lesbians aren’t okay: Iman Qureshi on finding hope in dark times

PDA or PD-nay? What public displays of affection mean for LGBTQI people

Siren Queen: Meet the award winning author of the mesmerising lesbian novel

Accessibility: LGBTQI venues aren’t as disability inclusive as you might think

PLUS: Exposing interphobia, internalised biphobia, gender roles in non-binary relationships and more!

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