Need to slow it down? Do it with Claire Littley

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“Following your passion is like being with a lover. It doesn’t always work out” BY SAMANTHA GRIERSON, PHOTO BY CLAIRE LITTLEY I met with Claire Littley outside of a busy Euston Station. She was easy to spot at just under 6 foot, with a heartwarming smile and a relaxed confidence. Where had this former internet [….]

In our 300th issue we talk to three gamechangers queering the status quo

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Want to change the world around you? In need of some inspiration? Look no further than Cherrelle Skeete, Shon Faye and Daisy Jones INTERVIEWS BY NIC CROSARA AND ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGES BY DAVID REISS, PAUL SAMUEL WHITE AND JO KIELY There are so many inspiring creatives within the LGBTQI community who are actively changing the [….]

Drag Race fans, tune into today’s podDIVA

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Roxy Bourdillon asks Victoria Scone the important questions, such as “Do you jam or cream first?” BY DIVA STAFF Hey DIVAs, it’s Wednesday and that means, another episode of podDIVA. Did you love reading Victoria Scone’s story in our November issue? Or have you not had a chance to get your hands on a copy [….]

Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival Best British shorts available for streaming on All 4 from 29 Nov

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This year’s festival celebrated a range of LGBTQI stories in film, with wins from Senan Kara and Rebel Dykes BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY IRIS PRIZE Great news, DIVAs! The fifteen LGBTQI films shortlisted for the 2021 Iris Prize Best British Short, supported by Film4, will be available on Channel 4 and All 4 from [….]

Céline Sciamma on Petite Maman, the kid gaze and queer cinema

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The director of Portrait Of A Lady On Fire is back with another masterpiece BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY MUBI When I was coming to terms with my genderfluidity I browsed the internet for genderqueer films and Tomboy by Céline Sciamma was on every list. Upon watching it, she quickly became one of my favourite [….]

Utilising technology and empathy to share Tom’s Story

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The first of three AI-powered short films for Verizon Business is now live BY NIC CROSARA I exist within the confusing gap between Millennials and Zoomers, regardless of which generational label I use, the evolution of technology has been a core part of my formative years. Depending on your relationship with tech, you’re likely either [….]