Stella Duffy confirmed for DIVA Lit Festival

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The bestselling author joins Festival roster for March 2019 event – have you got your tickets yet? Stella Duffy OBE, author of 16 novels, 60 short stories and 10 plays, is just one of the celebrated writers participating in this year’s DIVA Literary Festival.  Taking place at the Hilton Metropole at Birmingham’s NEC over the weekend of 15-17 March 2019, DIVA Lit [….]

Bird La Bird’s Queer People’s History Show: A hilarious, accessible and eye-opening evening

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 “It’s a hugely important insight into LGBTQ+ history that’ll leave you both enlightened and angry” BY ELEANOR NOYCE The great milestones made by the LGBTQI+ community with regards to equality and acceptance mean that, more often than not, queer history is left by the wayside. Despite movements by the contemporary government towards a more inclusive [….]

Valentine’s Day: Five women reveal how they spend it

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Valentine’s Day isn’t for everyone. Instead, why not Netflix binge, date yourself or alternatively… revel in the kitsch BY WOMANIZER On the contrary, couples often feel pressured to make the day special, while singles are left frustrated by the overload of “romantic fuss”. At Womanizer, we think Valentine’s Day – or Galentine’s Day – offers so much room for interpretation whether that’s: date night, self-love rituals or [….]

Charity Diversity Role Models announce Pathways To LGBT+ Inclusion

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The new, fully funded project is designed to support schools in starting their journey towards being fully LGBT+ inclusive Diversity Role Models (DRM), the UK charity working to eliminate homophobic, biphobic and transphobic (HBT) bullying in UK schools, have today announced their success in being awarded funding from the Government Equalities Office (GEO) Anti-Homophobic, Biphobic [….]

Féminin/Féminin: The queer web series you didn’t know you needed in your life

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The fantastique French-Canadian lez/bi web series drops its second series – now complete with English subtitles BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Originally launched way, way back in 2014, this web series by the women-folk behind Canadian lez/bi magazine LSTW est fantastique. …and as of January 2019, both series are now available to watch on Vimeo with English subtitles. The brainchild of director [….]

Colette director Wash Westmoreland on queer filmmaking and sapphic sex scenes

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“People say, ‘It’s extraordinarily relevant to today’. I’m like, ‘It’s extraordinarily relevant to the last 10,000 years!’” BY ROXY BOURDILLON  There’s a lot to love about riveting new period drama Colette – the sumptuous Parisian setting, the plethora of sapphic shenanigans, Keira Knightley wearing the hell out of a trouser suit… But the thing that [….]