Women on Top: “In Most Situations in My Life, I Usually Feel Like the Odd One Out and Instead of Trying to Fight This, I Now Just Embrace It”

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Emma Stowell has worked in data for over twenty years. Now Director of Data Science, Analytics & Insights at Immersive Labs, she spoke to myGwork about what she has learnt over the decades and how her identity has helped make her a better leader BY MYGWORK, IMAGES BY EMMA STOWELL Emma’s career spans across industries, [….]

Women on Top: “Things didn’t happen as I expected them to after moving from Bulgaria to London. It’s worked out for the better”

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Mira Kraleva-Greener, Customer Service Team Leader at Rapport, speaks to Alim Kheraj from myGwork about growing up in Bulgaria, moving to the UK to find an accepting community, and how an inclusive workplace has helped her embrace her identity BY MYGWORK, IMAGES BY MIRA KRALEVA-GREENER Mira relocated to the UK from Bulgaria in 2014. “When [….]

Say hello to Rowan Ellis on podDIVA

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Don’t miss out on today’s serving of #QueersForYourEars BY DIVA STAFF Rowan Ellis is a writer, video essayist and LGBTQI advocate who has racked up over 8 million views online. In today’s episode she joins DIVA junior staff writer, Eleanor Noyce, to talk about her debut book, Here And Queer: A Queer Girl’s Guide To [….]

FSB launches new LGBTQI Business Hub for the UK’s entrepreneurs

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Are you an LGBTQI-owned small business? The organisation is here to help you grow BY DIVA STAFF The UK’s biggest small business membership organisation Federation Of Small Businesses (FSB), has just launched a brand new digital resource hub that not only supports and encourages LGBTQI entrepreneurship, but promotes inclusivity in workplaces as well. The FSB [….]

New survey led by LGBTQI organisations to champion representation in media

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Got 15 minutes spare? Why not make your voice heard? BY DIVA STAFF Visibility is critical in times of heightened legislative and societal action against our community. By contributing 15 minutes of your time, you can help influence a more diverse representation of LGBTQI people in mass media. We know from previous research that representation [….]

Heartstopper’s Yasmin Finney to join the cast of Doctor Who

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“To be seen as a trans actress by the legend himself Russell, has not only made my year, it’s made my life” BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY NETFLIX Since Heartstopper came to our screens in April, Yasmin Finney quickly became a fan favourite for her portrayal of Elle Argent. Last night (16 May), Whovians and [….]

THE MINISTRY OF LESBIAN AFFAIRS: Creating a lesbian Mecca at the Soho Theatre

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Iman Qureshi’s engaging and powerful play breaks new ground with its intersectional lesbian narrative BY TRUDY HOWSON LGBT POET LAUREATE Whats not to like about the Soho Theatre? Its hip, it’s friendly and its surrounded by all the bars, cafes, clubs and restaurants that we love to hang out in. There’s a tangible feeling of excitement [….]