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 [….]

Primadonna festival 2022 features La Roux, Juno Dawson, Abi Morgan and many more

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This year’s programme is jam-packed full of inspiring creatives BY NIC CROSARA In 2019, the first Primadonna festival was held and featured the likes of Bernardine Evaristo, Elif Shafak and Luke Jennings. Since then the festival has gone on to grow and spotlight a wide range of creatives from the margins. Earlier this year, Primadonna [….]

MUNA performed a sold-out show at The Garage and it was nothing short of electric

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Sad gays, gather yourselves! Delivering queer euphoria at its finest, MUNA’s self-titled third album arrives on 24 June BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGES BY ELEANOR NOYCE Searching for a sapphic-soaked band to soundtrack your summer? Together, US-based Katie Gavin, Naomi McPherson and Josette Maskin are MUNA, and they’re the Western-inspired, cowboy-esque alt pop group you never [….]

Retreat to Out & Wild this summer, the UK’s first Wellness Festival for LGBTQI women and non-binary people

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Are you looking for somewhere remote, wild and beautiful to recharge your batteries? Out & Wild may be the place for you this summer BY JANE FAE, IMAGE VIA OUT & WILD FESTIVAL ON INSTAGRAM Polly Shute is the co-founder of Out & About, a group that connects the LGBTQI community through shared experiences, as [….]

#DIVAAwards2022 honours Suranne Jones, Mae Martin, Sandi Toksvig and Lucy Spraggan

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This year’s awards were a remarkable celebration of LGBTQI women and non-binary people and their allies BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGES BY GETTY IMAGES Held on Friday 29 April 2022 at the grand Waldorf Hilton in Aldwych, London, the DIVA Awards honoured, uplifted and celebrated LGBTQI women and non-binary people and their allies across business, the [….]

The Cocoa Butter Club’s Sadie Sinner and Cassie Leon on visibility, allyship and lesbians of the future

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Meet the dynamic duo behind the award winning performance platform that aims to “decolonise and moisturise” BY NIC CROSARA The Cocoa Butter Club (TCBC)  is an award winning Black LGBTQIA+ founded performance platform where the melanated are celebrated. Founded in 2016 as a creative clap back to the cultural appropriation and lack of representation within [….]