Shura AND Toya Delazy are both rocking our September cover

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Also in this issue: Carrie Brownstein, how to be a gentlewoman and what really goes down at a queer strip club SHURA COVER PHOTOGRAPHED BY HOLLIE FERNANDO, TOYA DELAZY COVER PHOTOGRAPHED BY ALISSON CHAIGNEAU We’ve got a treat for all you music fans this month. To celebrate the newly rebranded HearHer Music Festival, we’re giving [….]

Toya Delazy: “Not feeling hidden is the most beautiful thing ever”

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This Zulu pop star princess is doing things her own way INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY AUGUSTIN In our jam-packed September issue, inspirational cover star Toya Delazy shares her incredible journey from closeted Catholic school girl to international pop star. Here’s a sneak preview of what she had to say. Toya on… Growing up [….]

Shura: “Religion has done a lot to fuck up attitudes towards sex”

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The singer-songwriter on desire, faith and falling in love in New York city INTERVIEW BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE, PHOTO BY HOLLIE FERNANDO If Hayley Kiyoko is #LesbianJesus, then Shura is #LesbianPope. On the set of our September cover shoot, the super cool singer opened up about everything from religion to romance. Here’s a taster.  Shura on… [….]

Marika Hackman: “I wanted to write about sex in an explicit way”

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The queer pop star talks The L Word, BDE and songs about wanking INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, PHOTOGRAPHY BY JOOST VANDEBRUG Marika Hackman has Big Dick Energy and a new album dripping with sapphic sex appeal. In our August issue, DIVA’s Roxy Bourdillon gets her thoughts on everything from masturbation music to massive pants. Here’s [….]

Kat Barrell is #WayHaught on the cover of DIVA

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Also in the issue: Marika Hackman, Alia Shawkat and Holliday Grainger PHOTOGRAPHY BY YVES BRIGHT, STYLING BY ALEX CLOUGH, HAIR AND MAKE-UP BY NIKKI NOUVELLE We’ve got a really special treat for all you Earpers this month as star of the smash Syfy series Kat Barrell sizzles on the cover. Once you’re done feasting your [….]

Kat Barrell: “My character in Wynonna Earp makes queer women feel seen”

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Our August cover star talks candidly about queer representation, #Win4Wynonna and her own sexuality INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, PHOTOGRAPHY BY YVES BRIGHT, STYLING BY ALEX CLOUGH, HAIR AND MAKE-UP BY NIKKI NOUVELLE In our brand new issue, DIVA deputy ed Roxy Bourdillon has a DMC with Wynonna Earp star and one half of #WayHaught, Kat [….]

The long read: The spirit of Stonewall

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Marguerite McLaughlin meets some of the activists who took part in the Stonewall riots, 50 years ago this summer BY MARGUERITE MCLAUGHLIN. IMAGE LESBIAN HERSTORY ARCHIVES, WIKICOMMONS “If one event still captures the spirit of Stonewall – an in-your- face, anti-establishment activism – this is it. No oats, no corporations, no motorised vehicles of any [….]