HEALTH: Holler It is a brand new wellbeing platform, available 24/7

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The platform has launched to offer support for those struggling to cope with stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Holler It is a brand new wellbeing service for businesses to support customers and employees facing mental and emotional health issues. Launched by Lily Gupta, it comes after the World Health Organisation [….]

FROM THE VAULTS: I want to ride my bicycle

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Get on your bike with these fancy pants products, selected by Danielle Mustarde BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE I love a good bike ride, I do. But I have to admit, the move from Sheffield to London a little over a year ago saw my bike taking an unplanned sabbatical.  To be honest, I was more than [….]

FAMILY: Preparing for pregnancy? Here’s what you need to know

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Here are five top tips to consider before embarking on your pregnancy journey BY CRYOS INTERNATIONAL Getting pregnant usually requires some extra steps for LGBTQI couples and therefore there are some extra elements to consider when preparing to have a baby. With this being said, it is also important to remember to try and relax, [….]

GOOD VIBES: Seven self-isolation sex toys to get you through lockdown

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Just because you can’t go out, doesn’t mean you can’t get off BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Don’t worry if you’re spending lockdown alone. We’re here to give you a helping hand during this lonely time. Isolation doesn’t need to be a buzz kill, folks. Now is the perfect time to to give yourself some [….]

BLOG: The Adoption ABCs

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“This isn’t always how I imagined my parenting journey would begin – but it feels right” BY JENNY CAMPION “So how does it work for lesbians, will you use a sperm donor?” This is the wildly inappropriate question a colleague asked me during my first week at a new job (I should have known it [….]

DIVA COMMUNITY: This is our LGBTQI+ NHS

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“The work we do really does change people’s lives – every single day” BY SOPHIE PERRY. IMAGE BY ANDREA PIACQUADIO As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect lives globally, essential workers and NHS staff are bravely out on the frontlines keeping the UK on its feet. Here at DIVA, we are very proud to support the incredible [….]

VIEWS: 5 ways to stay busy while staying home

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“Self care shouldn’t be overlooked while self isolating” BY BEX SHORUNKE. IMAGE KELLY LACY COVID-19 has deprived a selfless NHS of sleep and the people their freedom. The UK hasn’t ever (in recent years) looked so dystopian – empty streets, barricaded shops and tumbleweed gliding through Soho. Womxn worldwide are being confined to the four [….]