NEWS: LCR Pride Foundation launch new theme for 2020

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Young At Heart will focus on the health and well-being of the LGBTQI community BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The LCR Pride Foundation has revealed its 2020/21 theme, “Young at Heart,” alongside a series of online events and initiatives to keep the Liverpool City Region’s LGBTQI community and its allies connected during the current Covid-19 pandemic.  The [….]

The long read: Avocado Toast

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DIVA editor Carrie Lyell shares a cup of tea and slice of Avocado Toast with the cast and crew of our favourite new web series BY CARRIE LYELL It’s been a long time coming – four years in the making – but new web series Avocado Toast is more than worth the wait, and even [….]

Five of the best fictional lez/bi bosses

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Our favourite women on top BY DIVA STAFF Helen Stewart, Bad Girls What we wouldn’t do for Wing Governor Helen Stewart. The Bad Girls boss, played by Simone Lahbib, might not have done things by the book, but that’s what made us – and Nikki – fall for her in the first place… Bette Porter, [….]

FROM THE VAULTS: An interview with Amelia Abraham

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Journalist Amelia Abraham tells Carrie Lyell how her first book came to be BY CARRIE LYELL, IMAGE BY LILY ROSE THOMAS I’ve been an avid reader of journalist Amelia Abraham’s articles for a while now. Her pieces in Vice, Refinery29, the Guardian and others often focus on LGBTQI issues in an in depth yet accessible [….]

FROM THE VAULTS: LGBTease

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Roxy Bourdillon gets hot under the collar, discovering what really goes down at the UK’s first queer strip club BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY BRONWEN PARKER-RHODES The woman with the platinum bob is unzipping her see-through mini skirt and ever so slowly, e-v-e-r so seductively, unfastening her bra. I only met her a few minutes [….]

PODCAST: podDIVA is our brand spankin’ new podcast produced by Rachel Shelley

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We caught up with Rachel Shelley to find out more about the new audio delights she has up her sleeve BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS We all know about the queer films we should be watching and the queer books we should we reading during lockdown, but what podcasts should we be listening to?  That’s where you’re [….]