DIVA EXCLUSIVE: Fear Street’s Kiana Madeira is our brand new cover star

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PLUS Feel Good, The Bold Type and cottagecore BY DIVA STAFF, COVER IMAGE BY ANDREW ECCLES The terrifyingly talented Kiana Madeira is rocking the cover of our brand new Pride issue. In an exclusive interview with DIVA’s Roxy Bourdillon, the star of Netflix trilogy Fear Street talks representation in horror and queer love onscreen. You [….]

Mae Martin: “I hope in the future there will be a less gendered world”

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The stars of Feel Good talk representation and authenticity INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY NETFLIX In the brand new issue of DIVA we have a heart-to-heart (OK, a Zoom-to-Zoom) with stars of Netflix comedy Feel Good, Mae Martin and Charlotte Ritchie. Here’s a taster of what they had to say. Mae on being non-binary [….]

Kiana Madeira: “I have never seen a horror film that had a queer love story”

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The star of Netflix’s Fear Street on LGBTQI representation in genre INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY ANDREW ECCLES In the July issue of DIVA, Fear Street’s Kiana Madeira opens up about playing the queer lead in Netflix’s scarily brilliant Fear Street trilogy. Here’s a sneak preview. Kiana on… Representation in Fear Street “They’re groundbreaking [….]

VOTE NOW: For Claire Barnett-Jones in the Cardiff Singer of the World Competition

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In 48 hours Claire went from fixing a fence in her garden, to winning the fourth round of the Cardiff Singer of the World Competition BY DIVA STAFF, PHOTO CREDIT: BBC CARDIFF SINGER OF THE WORLD Claire Barnett-Jones received a call Tuesday evening to say she’d been called up on standby to sing at the [….]

The L Word: Generation Q season two trailers are finally here

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Featuring Shane, Sinley and SO MUCH sexual tension WORDS BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY SHOWTIME Stop whatever you’re doing, because not one, but TWO teaser trailers have just dropped for the brand new season of The L Word: Generation Q. Yep, after months of not-so-patiently waiting, our prayers to the gay gods have finally been [….]

Bad Girls reunited: “They gave each other licence to be who they authentically really are”

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Simone Lahbib and Mandana Jones speak exclusively to DIVA INTERVIEW BY CARRIE LYELL Our jam-packed June issue features an exclusive chat with Bad Girls legends, Simone Lahbib and Mandana Jones. These beloved actors brought Helen and Nikki to life in ITV’s iconic noughties prison drama. Here’s a taster of what they had to say. Simone [….]

Dodie: “I love my bi-ness, but I think I need to love it by myself for a while”

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The singer-songwriter on bisexuality, mental health and finally feeling valid as an artist INTERVIEW BY CARRIE LYELL, IMAGE BY PARRI THOMAS Dodie Clark has a brand new album out and it’s totally brilliant. To celebrate the release of Build A Problem, DIVA editor-in-chief Carrie Lyell had a heart-to-heart with the phenomenally talented singer-songwriter. You can [….]