DIVA DOES FLARE: Kiss Me Before It Blows Up

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DIVA chats to Shirel Peleg, director of this film about love and the healing power of forgiveness BY NADIA DAVIES Cultures clash and family secrets are revealed when Shira brings home her new girlfriend in this delightful first feature. Describe your film in three words. Diverse, chaotic and fun What inspired you to make the film? [….]

DIVA Book Club: Here’s what we’re reading in April

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Join our DIVA Community on Facebook for monthly Book Club discussions and interviews with the author! BY DIVA STAFF If you haven’t already joined the DIVA Community, now is the perfect time. It’s our very own digital hangout space, created by us to bring the LGBTQI community closer together during these difficult days. To keep us [….]

Heather Small the Voice of M People to perform at DIVA Awards and DIVA Pride this April

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The voice of M People joins our Lesbian Visibility Week celebrations BY DIVA STAFF Well known for her solo success and with the group M People, former DIVA cover star Heather Small is a worldwide icon who has been incredibly supportive of the DIVA Community over the past few months. We were all blown away [….]

Don’t miss this exclusive webinar on gut health

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Nutritionalist Alison Chappell will offer simple steps to help improve your gut and overall health this April BY DIVA STAFF When things go wrong with your digestive system (your gut), then it’s likely that things will start to go wrong in the rest of your body. But even if it hasn’t got to that stage yet, [….]

DIVA DOES FLARE: The Greenhouse

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DIVA catches up with the duo who directed and produced The Greenhouse, Thomas Wilson-White and Lizzie Cater BY NADIA DAVIES Discovering a way to travel back in time helps Beth come to terms with her present in this daringly original debut. Describe your film in three words. Thomas Wilson-White: Tender Time Travel!  Lizzie Cater: What [….]

The DIVA Interviews: Saski interviews comedian and screenwriter Jordan Gray

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Join us on Wednesday in the Facebook DIVA Community to hear Saski chat to Jordan Gray! BY DIVA STAFF Following the success of The Riley Interviews during lockdown number one, DIVA has now launched The DIVA Interviews – a space for weekly exclusive chats with some our lovely friends and supporters.  Next up in the [….]

Four queer books getting me through lockdown

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Michele Theil shares her lockdown reading recommendations   BY MICHELE THEIL Lockdown has been hard on all of us, but LGBTQI+ people especially have struggled without the support of their queer community and chosen family, and even more so if they live in unsafe or homophobic environments forcing them to stay closeted.  While some have [….]