MUSIC: DIVA meets Bang Bang Romeo lead singer, Anastasia Stars

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Danielle Mustarde meets Anastasia Stars, lead singer of Bang Bang Romeo, to find out how music can soothe our souls in tumultuous times BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE It’s a sunny but cool afternoon in early March and I’m sitting at my desk at home in London (read: kitchen worktop). In front of me is a notepad [….]

Here’s what we learned from the biggest ever survey into the lives of LGBTQI+ women and non-binary people

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From rainbow parenting to visibility in the workplace, check out the results of The DIVA Survey: LGBTQI Women’s Insight 2020 ​As part of the first ever Lesbian Visibility Week, DIVA Media Group teamed up with Kantar to bring you The DIVA Survey: LGBTQI Women’s Insight 2020. The results of this brand new piece of research capture [….]

Your lockdown reading sorted: The May Visibility Issue is out today!

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Featuring #LesbianVisibilityWeek, The Visible Lesbian 100, Girl In Red and so much more 🌈 COVER ARTWORK BY EVE ARCHER Say hello to our stunning new issue, out just in time for the first ever #LesbianVisibilityWeek. We’re totally obsessed with the cover illustration by artist Eve Archer, depicting modern queer love in all its glory. And [….]

MUSIC: Girl In Red drops new single, Midnight Love

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The Norwegian indie-pop queen is back with another super queer song BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY JULIE PIKE What a day to be gay! Girl In Red (real name Marie Ulven) has shared a taster of what we can expect from her hotly anticipated album and we are loving it.  After kicking off 2020 by [….]

Headshot Image description: Alice Sheppard is a light skinned multi-racial woman with brown, yellow and copper streaks in her curly hair short har. She smiles warmly and leans forward, resting her cheek on her hand. She is wearing a black long-sleeved top and a short gold necklace. Photo by Beverlie Lord.

DIVA meets Alice Sheppard, the disabled dancer challenging the industry

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“Theatres are ready for disabled audiences, but they aren’t ready for disabled artists” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY BEVERLIE LORD Alice Sheppard had no idea that life would lead her towards her love of dancing. She only took her first class after being dared to do so, but loved it so much that she resigned [….]

Now more than ever, we need community, connection and Leisha Hailey on the cover of DIVA

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ALSO INSIDE: Laurel Holloman, Anne Lister and Janet Devlin Leisha Hailey is serving celesbian realness on the cover of our stunning new style issue and we are very much here for it. In an exclusive, no-holds-barred interview with DIVA’s Roxy Bourdillon, the actor, singer and – lezbehonest – total dykon discusses everything from growing up [….]

Leisha Hailey: “Sex is a very important part of The L Word”

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The L Word: Generation Q star talks exclusively to DIVA about celesbians, polyamory and that sex scene INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY HILARY BRONWYN GAYLE/SHOWTIME Well, look who it is in the latest issue of DIVA… In these crazy times, we need community, connection and the words of L Word legend and all round [….]