Dear Ali: DIVA’s new problem page is here for you

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Help us to help you by sending your problems Ali’s way 💖 BY DIVA STAFF With lockdown restrictions still looming over us and no clear picture of what the road ahead looks like, the LGBTQI community has faced one of its biggest hurdles in recent months. There have been various additional challenges over the past [….]

New campaign launched in support of genderless menstrual leave

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The policy proposed would include one day of menstrual leave per month, for anyone who menstruates BY NADIA DAVIES, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM A new campaign has been launched which is asking the UK government to adopt a Genderless Menstrual Leave policy. The Genderless Menstrual Leave UK campaign, set up and run by queer activist Méfiré [….]

Five sex toys to help you spread the love this Valentine’s Day

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Roses are red, violets are blue, Valentine’s Day is coming, you should be too… BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS No matter if you’re single or in a relationship, Valentine’s Day is here to give you the perfect excuse to prioritise your personal pleasure. You don’t need to save your self love or affection for any specific day [….]

DIVA Community: Sally Walton takes over our Thursday live session this week

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Join the DIVA Community on Facebook for this no equipment workout, live from your living room! BY DIVA STAFF Join us in the Facebook DIVA Community every Thursday evening for our new series of live sessions. Whether it’s a workout session, comedy or art, there will be something for you in the coming weeks.  Launched as a [….]

“I was outed by a local paper”: Musician Anita Gabrielle tells her story

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Anita Gabrielle tells DIVA how she has spent her life fighting against obstacles put in her path as an artist BY ANITA GABRIELLE, IMAGE BY JEAN FITCH I started writing songs when I was 14, in 1968. My brother, Michael, had bought me the first record of a young unknown singer-songwriter called Joni Mitchell and [….]

PODCAST: Looking to start your fertility journey? Check out The Fertile Mindset podcast

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Fertile Mindset coach, Sarah Holland, hosts this brand new podcast exploring the various aspects of fertility  BY DIVA STAFF An informative and inspiring podcast exploring fertility launches today, drawing on both the professional and personal experiences of Sarah Holland who runs Fertile Mindset – a business that works with couples and individuals on all issues [….]

HEALTH: Research finds that the sexual health needs of trans and non-binary individuals are not being met

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Good sexual health is vital for everyone, and Terrence Higgins Trust have the resources to help BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA TERRENCE HIGGINS TRUST New trans-specific sexual health information – led by and celebrating trans, non-binary and gender diverse people – has been published by the UK’s leading HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins [….]