FROM THE VAULTS: Now this is living

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Carrie Lyell meets the YouTube superstar, Shannon Beveridge BY CARRIE LYELL, IMAGES BY TALIE EIGELAND The first time I meet Shannon Beveridge is on the red carpet at the British LGBT Awards. It’s mayhem all around, photographers jostling each other to get the best shots and journalists vying for a minute with the stars, but she’s [….]

FROM THE VAULTS: Rose and Rosie on the cover of DIVA 😍

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Didn’t get your hands on this special issue back in 2018? We’ve got some GREAT news for you  INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, PHOTOGRAPHY BY LINDA BLACKER In our September 2018 issue, YouTube megastars Rose and Rosie had a DMC with DIVA’s, Roxy Bourdillon. On the verge of releasing their book and documentary both entitled Overshare, Rose [….]

MUSIC: Sarah Walk drops new single, What Do I Want?

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The latest unfiltered offering from Sarah Walk is the lead single from her upcoming album BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Some good news ahead: the wonderful singer-songwriter Sarah Walk is releasing a brand-new, totally mesmerising and totally queer album.  You might remember her from her 2017 debut with songs such as Maybe Someday and Still Frames, but [….]

MUSIC: An interview with Thao Nguyen

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DIVA chats to Thao Nguyen all about her new record, coming out to the world and Zoom music video magic BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGES BY SHANE MCCAULEY If there’s one great thing to come out of lockdown, it has to be the Zoom magic that has been created by some extremely clever artists out there. We [….]

PODCAST: PANTS is just the podcast for all you L Word lovers

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A new podcast with The L Word actresses Kate Moennig and Leisha Hailey, produced and edited by Rachel Shelley BY RACHEL SHELLEY Drum roll please… DIVA devotees, it gives me great pleasure to announce a delightful delicacy for your ears: PANTS! with Kate and Leisha. Produced and edited by me, Rachel Shelley. Inspired by the [….]

Sandi Toksvig: “I’m still a lesbian”

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National treasure Sandi Toksvig reflects on the reaction of the tabloid press to her coming out BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS In 1994, Sandi Toksvig became the first lesbian in the UK to come out while in the public eye, after hearing rumours that she was about to be outed by a tabloid. Now a national treasure, [….]