New episode of podDIVA out now

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Hello listeners, are you ready for Deeper DIVA with Victoria Broom and Char Bailey? BY DIVA STAFF It’s Wednesday, and on Wednesdays we wear pink. Just teasing, I mean, you can if you want to. But whatever colour you decide to adorn yourself with, make sure you check out today’s episode of podDIVA. In this [….]

Ladyhawke in pink suit

Ladyhawke talks Time Flies, mental health and The Last Of Us II

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Get excited, DIVAs! Time Flies arrives on 19 November ✨ BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGES BY LULA CUCCHIARA Bursting onto the scene in 2008 with the release of her self-titled debut album, New Zealand-based Pip Brown has been making waves as Ladyhawke for 13 years now. Its lead single, My Delirium, was an instant hit, reaching [….]

Scarlette Fever talks Back To Life, building a sustainable career and finding love

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“This is the first album that I’ve written that is completely, this is me, a completely out there, married, same-sex relationship woman” BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY JOHN MILIOS In true working from home style, Scarlette joins our Zoom call accompanied by her canine child Arnold. Behind her is a beautiful art piece of Super [….]

Race, sexuality and the female gaze in Passing

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“We’re, all of us, passing for one thing or another, aren’t we?” BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY NETFLIX © 2021 I’ve spent many cold evenings curled up watching old films. I find it to be a cosy, relaxing and nostalgic ritual. Unfortunately many of these comfort films rarely feature Black or queer characters (and when [….]

Jack Monroe opens up on the latest episode of podDIVA

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Our November cover star chats to Roxy about social media, addiction and their thoughts on being a role model BY DIVA STAFF, IMAGE BY LEZLI AND ROSE What’s up DIVA listeners? We’re approaching the weekend, what could be better than curling up and catching up on the latest #QueersForYourEars by listening to this weeks episode [….]

Like Mercury is not like anything you’ve ever seen before

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It’s a combination of evocative beatbox, emotionally compelling dance composition and a stark spoken narrative BY SAMANTHA GRIERSON, IMAGES BY SAMANTHA GRIERSON An all queer cast, Like Mercury is an alliance between musician and world champion beatboxer Bellatrix, dancer and choreographer Emma Houston, Annie Edwards and Chantelle Dawe. Born out of a lockdown collaboration and commissioned for Birmingham International [….]

podDIVA episode one is out now!

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Tune in to hear from Rachel Shelley, Victoria Broom, Jack Monroe, Roxy Bourdillion, Sophie Duker & more BY DIVA STAFF Hey DIVAs, have you been wondering how you can tune in to listen to the brand new podDIVA? We’ve got you covered! You can subscribe to podDIVA here, and stream it on your preferred platform [….]