Ready for more podDIVA to kick off your year?

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Our first episode of 2022 is full of queer cheer BY DIVA STAFF Hey DIVAs! 2022 is here, and podDIVA is back. Thank you to everyone who has tuned in to our episodes so far. The theme for our fabulous January issue is queer joy so this debrief is packed full of queer cheer. Join your [….]

Doctor Who fans rejoice as “Thasmin” becomes canon

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What a wonderful way to start 2022! BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE VIA MANDIP GILL ON INSTAGRAM At the end of 2017, Jodie Whittaker became the first female Doctor on the iconic British TV Show Doctor Who. It had already been a great year for representation and inclusion with its portrayal of Bill Potts (Pearl Mackie) [….]

Best moments in Dickinson

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Iconic scenes within the show that reclaimed our sapphic literary hero BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY APPLE+ TV Over the last three years, Dickinson has filled our queer hearts with joy. The style of the show makes the 19th century events #relatable to its 21st century audience. It also perfectly portrays how ahead of her [….]

Team DIVA answer your dilemmas and queeries

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Why not submit yours to Team DIVA? Hey DIVAs! Today we have a special episode of podDIVA called Dear DIVA where Roxy Bourdillon, Nic Crosara, Char Bailey and Eleanor Noyce answer your dilemmas. We cover lots of topic from nurturing queer cheer during the festive season to embracing your style. If you’d like to submit [….]

The Nightmare Before Christmas reaffirmed my queer identity

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“They’ve got a little tree – how queer!” BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE VIA IMDB As many households do, my family have their own festive traditions. In the UK, placing a star on top of the Christmas tree, roasting chestnuts by the fire, or baking a gingerbread house often take centre stage, with the typical festive [….]

Tune into podDIVA to hear from the gamechangers queering the status quo

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In this episode of DIVA Dialogues we talk to Shon Faye, Cherrelle Skeete and Daisy Jones about their work BY DIVA STAFF Hey DIVAs! In today’s episode, you’ll be joined by DIVA editor Roxy Bourdillon and junior staff writer Nic Crosara to hear more from the gamechangers featured in our historic 300th issue. Shon Faye [….]

Phantom Feel

Tales Of The City star Lio Mehiel and artist Holly Silius collaborate on photography series Phantom Feels

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Exploring gender queerness and transmasculinity, Phantom Feels was inspired by Lio’s recent top surgery BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGES BY KOBE WAGSTAFF Inspired by writer and actor Lio Mehiel’s top surgery, multidisciplinary artist Holy Silius has crafted a new series of stone body sculptures. Entitled Phantom Feels, the collection explores gender queerness and transmasculinity, with its [….]