Confessional: An intimate interview with Janet Devlin

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“I wrote poetry rather than songs, it took the pressure off. I can’t write when I’m in survival mode” BY SAMANTHA GRIERSON, IMAGE BY CLAIRE BROWN In a grey and uninspiring room, I met with Janet Devlin. She’s pre performance and taking time out before she takes the stage for the third night of her Confessional tour, [….]

Arlo Parks swoops the Mercury Prize in a euphoric moment for #WLW visibility

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From Caroline to For Violet, Collapsed In Sunbeams champions queer love stories, and indeed, queer heartbreak BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY ALEXANDRA WAESPI In a jubilant moment for queer representation, Arlo Parks has swooped the 2021 Hyundai Mercury Prize for Album of the Year. Her debut, Collapsed In Sunbeams, was released on 29 January 2021 [….]

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Heather Peace joins the cast of EastEnders in a groundbreaking moment for #WLW representation

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Buckle up DIVAs, because EastEnders is about to become queer as hell BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY TALIE ROSE EIGELAND In an incredible turn of events, DIVA favourite Heather Peace is set to join the cast of the iconic BBC soap EastEnders. Heather is most notable for her roles in BBC One’s Waterloo Road, Emmerdale, London’s Burning and Lip Service, [….]

Beanie Feldstein on queerness, her first crush and playing Monica Lewinsky

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“It’s no wonder I ended up with a woman!” BY CAITLIN CHATTERTON, IMAGE BY INEZ & VINOODH VIA INSTAGRAM Queer actor Beanie Feldstein is in this month’s W Magazine talking about all things musical theatre and Monica Lewinsky.  The Los Angeles born actor, known for her roles in Booksmart, Lady Bird and How To Build [….]

DIVA EXCLUSIVE: Gentleman Jacq

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Carrie Lyell meets the woman behind Gen Q’s soft butch heartbreaker INTERVIEW BY CARRIE LYELL, PHOTOGRAPHY BY KHAREN HILL, HAIR AND MAKE-UP BY SAMANTHA FRYLING, FASHION BY LAURA SOPHIE COX, FASHION ASSISTANTS GEORGIA GALINSON AND ANNAPURNA KREADEN Our gorgeous September cover star is none other than Jacqueline Toboni, aka Finley in The L Word: Generation [….]

Jacqueline Toboni is on the cover of DIVA and we can’t stop swooning!

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ALSO IN THIS ISSUE: Billie Jean King, Schitt’s Creek and Lee Rodriguez BY DIVA STAFF, COVER PHOTOGRAPHY BY KHAREN HILL, HAIR AND MAKE-UP BY SAMANTHA FRYLING, FASHION BY LAURA SOPHIE COX, FASHION ASSISTANTS GEORGIA GALINSON AND ANNAPURNA KREADEN In the very first episode of The L Word: Generation Q, soft butch super babe Finley cycled [….]

Jennifer Beals talks labels, Rosie O’Donnell and Gen Q season two

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Bette is back and having a whole lot of feelings about Tina’s new fiancée… BY CAITLIN CHATTERTON, IMAGE BY KHAREN HILL/SHOWTIME Jennifer Beals, star of The L Word and The L Word: Generation Q, has been on TODAY to talk about the rebooted show’s second season, which premiered in the US earlier this month.  The [….]