ONLINE EVENT: Join DIVA for the MERMAID watch party on 15 September

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Introducing the award-winning short film by Fia Perera BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY HER MOVIES Fellow movie buff, are you in the need for a queer movie night in? 15 September promises to be an engaging evening, so save the date! Join Dawn Fields, Fia Perera, Debra Wooton, Susie Green, Hilliard Guess and DIVA’s very [….]

Jacqueline Toboni is on the cover of DIVA and we can’t stop swooning!

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ALSO IN THIS ISSUE: Billie Jean King, Schitt’s Creek and Lee Rodriguez BY DIVA STAFF, COVER PHOTOGRAPHY BY KHAREN HILL, HAIR AND MAKE-UP BY SAMANTHA FRYLING, FASHION BY LAURA SOPHIE COX, FASHION ASSISTANTS GEORGIA GALINSON AND ANNAPURNA KREADEN In the very first episode of The L Word: Generation Q, soft butch super babe Finley cycled [….]

Here’s everything you need to know about DIVA Wellbeing Week

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Fun and sunshine in the Algarve? Sign us up! BY DIVA STAFF The past 18 months have been difficult for many of us. Isolated from friends, family and community, our mental health has taken a hit.  That’s why we’ve launched DIVA Wellbeing Week, a jam-packed seven days of fun, fitness, sunshine and socialising in Portugal [….]

Gia Woods: “I’m the representation I never had growing up”

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The singer on coming out, making music and being a cool gay aunt INTERVIEW BY CAIT FINDLAY, IMAGE BY CALLUM WALKER HUTCHINSON Five years ago Gia Woods came out to the entire world, including her conservative parents, with her hit single Only A Girl. We’ve been big fans ever since so we’re thrilled to have [….]

Gina Yashere is our epic August cover star

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ALSO IN THIS ISSUE: The L Word, Lena Waithe and Hot Vax Summer BY DIVA STAFF, COVER IMAGE BY DAVID BURGOYNE Feast your eyes on our awesome August cover, starring the one and only Gina Yashere. 😍😍😍 In our exclusive interview, the hilarious comedian gets candid and reveals what it’s really like being a Black, [….]

Ellie Grace: “I wanted to capture those exciting, early days of a relationship”

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The singer-songwriter opens up about her dreamy new single, Thinking About Her BY DIVA STAFF Ellie Grace’s Thinking About Her is a slice of shimmering pop perfection. And not only is it super summery, it’s super queer too. We caught up with the London-based artist to find out more about the real life love story [….]

Tanya Byrne, author of the lesbian YA romance of the summer, on how she ended up writing books

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“The next time someone asks me how I ended up writing books, this is what I’m going to tell them: I write the books I wish 17-year-old me had found after that episode of Brookside” WORDS TANYA BYRNE, IMAGE MAYA ZIYU People often ask me how I ended up writing books. The truth is, I [….]