Fancy doing work experience at DIVA?

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Love writing about all things lez/bi and queer? Studying journalism or looking to break into the industry? We got you. BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE/DIVA STAFF In case you didn’t already know, here’s a reminder that we at DIVA HQ offer work experience placements to journalism students and those interested in pursuing a career in the media. [….]

DIVA meets one of Singapore’s top queer chefs

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Alysia Chan is cooking up something special for women and non-binary people working in the food and drinks biz BY YAIZA CANOPOLI. IMAGES THE BLACK SWAN Founded by Alysia Chan and based in Singapore, The Anna Alliance, started when a former female colleague of Alysia’s realised how easy it was working together while the pair [….]

Fancy a game of rounders this Rainbow Laces season?

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“A big thing for rounders is nostalgia, that and it’s very social. It is competitive but it’s not all about competition” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE “I feel quite lucky, I’ve always worked in sports. Always played sports,” explains 43-year-old Natalie Justice-Dearn as we discuss her recent appointment as CEO of Rounders England and this year’s Rainbow Laces [….]

Women On Top: Megan Stone

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Danielle Mustarde meets US brewer Megan Stone to chat brewing beer, being queer and why the industry must diversify BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGES JOHN PHILLIPS/GETTY IMAGES Fancy a pint? San Diego-based brewer and blogger Megan Stone‘s brewed one just for you. No, really. Stone, who’s originally from Baltimore, Maryland, visited the UK recently to create [….]

Trans In The City: Let’s educate, demonstrate and celebrate trans lives

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“The misrepresentation must end. The media bullying, the stereotyping, the deaths must end. And they will” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS. IMAGE TRANS IN THE CITY. On Trans Day Of Remembrance 2019, DIVA went along to Trans In The City, a very special event in London with the aim of reminding us why it’s so important to [….]

Gender free clothing: It’s a lifestyle, not a fashion statement

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“Gender Free World Clothing isn’t a trend; inclusive clothing is at the very core of our work, values and ethics” WORDS AND IMAGES BY GENDER FREE WORLD In the last few years Gucci, Guess and Zara all announced gender-neutral clothing ranges – jumping on the bandwagon? Possibly… as you don’t hear those lines being talked [….]

Queers for your ears: Seize The Day

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“I hope listeners walk away from each podcast reminded that they are capable of achieving their goals” 🎧 BY ALICIA PRYZSIENIAK Looking for a new, queer podcast to tune into? Want to make the most of your commute? Seize The Day is the epitome of doing just that. When founder of the TLT podcast channel, [….]