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 [….]

Looking for more books with asexual representation?

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Here are some writers serving up some much needed ace visibility BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY MONSTERA VIA PEXELS Within my lifetime alone, the publishing world has changed so much. While there’s still much room for improvement, many LGBTQI readers have opportunities to see themselves represented in the pages. Asexuality is a very underrepresented sexuality [….]

The Seven Husbands Of Evelyn Hugo is coming to Netflix

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Here’s everything we know about this sapphic adaptation BY NIC CROSARA If you are an avid reader of LGBTQI fiction, there is a high chance that you have at least seen the iconic green dress that adorns the cover of Taylor Jenkins Reid’s fabulous novel The Seven Husbands Of Evelyn Hugo (TSHOEH). Since its release [….]

Mariko’s journey from Buddhist monk to transgender woman

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“I knew what I was doing and I knew who I wanted to be. I would just keep going, never giving up” BY NIC CROSARA Trans In Exile is an upcoming memoir currently being Crowdfunded for publication. It depicts Tenzin Mariko’s journey from Buddhist monk to transgender youth icon. Through exploring how Mariko blended her [….]

Author Marlo Mack and Mermaid’s Darren Mew on allyship, trans visibility and normalising transness

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“I’m immensely grateful to all transgender people who have stepped into the public eye as advocates and role models” BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY WILL AUSTIN Near the beginning of this month, I read Marlo Mack’s memoir How To Be A Girl, where she documents her journey as a single mother raising her young transgender [….]

Marlo Mack’s How To Be A Girl is essential reading

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How can parents support their transgender children in the world that we live in? BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY WILL AUSTIN Earlier this week, Marlo Mack’s memoir How To Be A Girl released in the UK. Long time followers of her podcast of the same title will know that Marlo is a single mother raising [….]

Aminah Mae Safi is queering history in her latest book

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Are you ready to hear this classic story told from the other side? BY NIC CROSARA For years, I have been getting lost in the worlds and characters that Aminah Mae Safi creates. I love how she’s written books like Tell Me How You Really Feel that centre women of colour who love each other. [….]