Peggy Seeger: “I’ve never thought of myself as gay”

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The legendary folk musician talks to DIVA about sexuality, visibility, and a 68-year career in music BY NADIA DAVIES First Farewell is Peggy Seeger’s 24th solo album, and will likely be her last. But mellowing is not her style and she’s not going quietly. A remarkable record, it underscores the 85-year-old’s importance and continued relevance [….]

Horse McDonald: “Singing saved my life when I was growing up”

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The lesbian icon talks visibility and finding her voice INTERVIEW BY CARRIE LYELL, IMAGE SHOWS HORSE NEXT TO ROXANA HALLS’ PORTRAIT, PHOTOGRAPH BY JONATHAN PHANG For our Lesbian Visibility Issue, not only do we have Roxana Halls’ stunning portrait of Horse McDonald on the cover, we have a fabulous interview inside too. DIVA editor-in-chief Carrie [….]

Daya: “If I’m in love, I’m going to talk about it”

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The Bad Girl singer speaks exclusively to DIVA about coming out as bi and embracing her authentic self INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY CLYDE MUNROE In our April issue, Grammy-winning singer and bonafide bicon Daya opens up about falling in love and staying true to herself. Fancy a sneak peek? ‘Course you do. Daya [….]

DIVA EXCLUSIVE: Horse McDonald is rocking the cover of The Lesbian Visibility Issue

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PLUS Ruby Rose, LP and Daya BY DIVA STAFF, COVER IMAGE BY ROXANA HALLS We’re so obsessed with Roxana Halls’ painting of pop icon, Horse McDonald, we’ve only gone and put it on the cover of our Lesbian Visibility Issue! This stunning picture can also be spotted hanging on the walls of the Scottish National [….]

Lesbian Twitter is still talking about the new season of Line Of Duty

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🚨Sapphic tension klaxon🚨 BY NADIA DAVIES Sunday evening (21 March 2021) saw the return of AC-12 favourites, DI Kate Fleming (Vicky McClure), DS Steve Arnott (Martin Compston) and Superintendent Ted Hastings (Adrian Dunbar), in the sixth season of BBC police drama Line Of Duty.  To catch you up, Kate is no longer working with AC-12 [….]

DIVA DOES FLARE: Sweetheart

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Director Marley Morrison tells DIVA about this “uplifting and joyful” feature film BY NADIA DAVIES A refreshing take on the classic coming-of-age story, Marley Morrison’s first feature stars Jo Hartley (In My Skin, This Is England), Nell Barlow (Doctor Thorne) and The Stranger’s Ella-Rae Smith. We had a chat with Marley to find out more. [….]

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 [….]