Why are we (and everyone else) so *obsessed* with Heartstopper?

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Here are some of the many reasons why Netflix’s new queer show has been vital for LGBTQI viewers BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY NETFLIX It’s almost been two weeks since the highly anticipated Netflix adaptation of Alice Oseman’s Heartstopper graphic novels came to our screens. Since then there has been an outpouring of love and [….]

Phoebe Bridgers shares her abortion story: “Everyone deserves that kind of access”

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Following the leaked Supreme Court opinion which implied that abortion rights in the US may be overturned, the musician opened up about her experience BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE VIA CREATIVE COMMONS On Monday (2 May), Politico published a leaked draft opinion, written by conservative justice Samuel Alito, which suggests that the US Supreme Court is [….]

THEATRE: Hearty depicts an international trans history and encourages audiences to make positive change

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“The production feels more relevant now than ever” BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY STEVE TANNER Emma Frankland is a live performance and theatre artist who critics often describe as revolutionary. For the past decade, her practise has focused on politically charged performances around the issues of gender and identity, drawing on her own experiences as [….]

Melissa Etheridge is on today’s episode of podDIVA

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The rock legend’s upcoming music festival is sure to be an unmissable event, want to find out more? Tune in! BY DIVA STAFF, IMAGE BY ELIZABETH MIRANDA The cover star of our Lesbian Visibility May issue of DIVA is on today’s episode of podDIVA. In this episode, the one and only Melissa Etheridge has a [….]

Gentleman Jack 204 recap: “I’m not the other woman, she is”

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Consider this your spoiler warning for the latest serving of our favourite period drama BY NIC CROSRA, IMAGE BY BBC/LOOK OUT POINT/HBO/AIMEE SPINKS And just like that, we’re at the halfway point of the second season of Gentleman Jack, with only four episodes left. This season continues to be based on the real Anne Lister’s [….]

In our DIVA exclusive interview, Melissa Etheridge talks about her journey to rock stardom

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“The only mission I’ve held onto and stood by is to be completely truthful in the moment” INTERVIEW BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY ELIZABETH MIRANDA Ahead of the groundbreaking new festival Etheridge Island, the iconic singer-songwriter has a heart-to-heart with Nic Crosara and reflects on her incredible life journey. Here’s your teaser for what she [….]

Meet the creator and cast of Heartstopper: Netflix’s new show serving up tons of queer joy

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Alice Oseman, Yasmin Finney, Corinna Brown and Kizzy Edgell talk about bringing the graphic novel series to the screen INTERVIEW BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY NETFLIX For years, readers have been obsessed with the Heartstopper graphic novels. Now we get to fall for the characters all over again on the screen. We got to talk [….]