The Top 50 Ultimate Pride Anthems, as voted for by you

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It’s official: Born This Way by Lady Gaga is the favourite tune of queer fans across the UK BY POLLY ANGELOVA The UK’s LGBTQI+ community has named Lady Gaga’s timeless hit Born This Way as the ultimate Pride anthem in a new poll conducted in celebration of Pride Month. Earlier this year, OnePoll surveyed 500 [….]

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 [….]

MUSICAL: The Red Side Of The Moon

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If you could have everything you ever dreamed of, but had to hide who you were, would you still want it? BY ZOE WOODRUFF New musical The Red Side Of The Moon, playing from 12-17 July in Covent Garden, attempts to unpick this very question. In a pre-twitter, pre-instagram, pre-companies-jumping-on-the-Pride-bandwagon-to-make-a-pretty-penny world, the central characters in [….]

Don’t miss this year’s Sheffield DocFest

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The 28th edition of this international film and arts festival is not to be missed BY DIVA STAFF Now in its 28th year, Sheffield DocFest is an international film and arts festival and marketplace, with a mission to spark imaginations and empower our capacity for change by celebrating, championing and debating documentary film and art as [….]

Aisling O’Connor wants to Explore You and we think you should let her

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This queer anthem is going straight on our summer playlist IMAGES BY ADAM MARTIN @adamathart Is it hot in here or is it just Aisling O’Connor’s sizzling new single? 🔥 Explore You, released today, is an “unapologetic celebration” of queer sexuality and has all the hallmarks of a summer anthem. It’s certainly going straight on our [….]

Ahead Of The Curve: A remarkable tribute to a remarkable woman

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Linda Riley meets Franco Stevens, founder and publisher of Curve  BY LINDA RILEY Rarely am I blown away in an interview but talking to Franco Stevens, founder of Curve magazine, I found myself sometimes speechless thinking about the uncanny parallels of our lives as publishers of lesbian magazines. I’m interviewing Franco about her new film [….]

Jazz And Dice: A new lesbian radio drama full of heart

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“It’s based on my first experience of falling in love and delves into the complexities of coming to terms with your sexuality while being hopelessly in love” ILLUSTRATION BY ISOBEL PLATT Jazz And Dice is a warm and witty new BBC Radio 4 drama about family, love and secretly dating your best friend. We’ve all [….]