MUSIC: Janelle Monáe’s new single is a fight for voting rights

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Turntables is aimed at fighting for voting rights and will feature in new documentary All In: The Fight For Democracy  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Janelle Monáe is back with a brand new single, aimed at fighting for voting rights. The powerful track has been released ahead of its feature in the upcoming Amazon [….]

CELEB: Nicola Adams clarifies she identifies as a lesbian

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“I’m lesbian not bi, just saying” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Olympic boxer and Strictly Come Dancing contestant for 2020, Nicola Adams OBE has just come out as a lesbian after identifying as bisexual throughout her career.  It was just last week that Nicola hit the headlines with the news that she would be [….]

SCREEN: Kristen Stewart stars in upcoming queer Christmas comedy

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An early DIVA Christmas gift: Your first look at queer rom-com, Happiest Season BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA TWITTER Who knew it would be Kristen Stewart of all people who would come along and save 2020? If there’s one thing that’s going to get us through the next few months as the nights get colder [….]

JANET DEVLIN: “Personal is never personal on the internet”

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Danielle Mustarde meets Janet Devlin – the real Janet Devlin  BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE “What’s your story, Janet Devlin?” It’s with those five words that this interview begins. After all, had you not been one of the 12.6 million Brits who tuned into first episode of the eighth series of The X Factor back in 2011, (now [….]

FASHION: Well suited

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Eleanor Margolis reflects on why queer women and tailoring are the perfect fit BY ELEANOR MARGOLIS Gillian Anderson in a suit. Cate Blanchett in a suit. Game of Thrones’ Sophie Turner… in a suit. All of these have – at various times – sent Lesbian Twitter into a frenzy. A by-product of the fashion industry’s [….]

NEWS: Olympian Nicola Adams to star as one half of Strictly’s first same-sex couple

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A ground-breaking step for LGBTQI representation on our screens for this year’s Strictly Come Dancing BY DIVA STAFF The former boxer and Olympic gold medallist Nicola Adams will appear in this year’s Strictly Come Dancing, alongside other stars such as Clara Amfo, Ranvir Singh, and Max George. In a series first, Nicola Adams will compete [….]

FROM THE VAULTS: The tale of Lauren Morelli

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The showrunner opens up to Roxy Bourdillon about her new Netflix series, coming out in her 30s and falling in love with Samira Wiley BY ROXY BOURDILLON Lauren Morelli tells stories we don’t usually hear. She got her big break writing scripts that centred marginalised female characters on Orange Is The New Black. Every time [….]