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 [….]

Best Bradley Jackson moments in The Morning Show

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I did not expect this show to become queer, but it’s filled me with lots of cheer BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY APPLE+ TV I had seen trailers for The Morning Show pop up from time to time. It piqued my interest, but due to the state of the world I wasn’t too motivated to [….]

Bi and proud with Pearl Mackie

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The star of Doctor Who and The Long Call opens up about representation and her coming out journey INTERVIEW BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY DAVID REISS Last year, Pearl Mackie came out on social media as bisexual. This is the first time Pearl has been interviewed by a queer magazine since and we are so [….]

Victoria Scone: “Let’s go lesbians! Let’s go!”

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In our November issue the Drag Race legend spills the afternoon T. Category is… celesbian royalty! INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY GUY LEVY, BBC/WORLD OF WONDER Readers, grab your purses and prepare to read about the fabulous Victoria Scone. The drag queen made herstory this year as the first cisgender female drag queen to [….]

Give the Jewish queer gals a happily ever after

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Where are all the uplifting #WLW storylines in Jewish film? BY LILY SHELDON, IMAGE BY CURZON/ARTIFICIAL EYE Content warning: spoilers of Kissing Jessica Stein, Disobedience and Shiva Baby Film has always acted as an escape. We can walk in the shoes of other characters but it also acts as a mirror for possibility as it replicates [….]

Tom Abell announced as new chair of LGBT+ film festival Iris Prize

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The future of Iris is bright, DIVAs! 🎥 BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY IRIS PRIZE In a moment of renewal for LGBT+ film festival Iris Prize, Tom Abell has been announced as the new chair. As the MD of Peccadillo Pictures, Tom is a respected figure in film, having been awarded the inaugural Iris Prize [….]

Ruby Rose alleges dangerous and abusive conditions on the set of Batwoman

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“Nothing will change if nothing changes” BY DIVA STAFF, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Last year Ruby Rose fans were shocked to find out that the actor had “quit” their role of Kate Kane in CW’s Batwoman. In a statement Ruby shared that it was a “very difficult decision to not return to Batwoman”, but they didn’t [….]