SCREEN: Three is the magic number

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DIVA meets the star of our favourite new TV series, Trigonometry   BY CARRIE LYELL AND DANIELLE MUSTARDE, IMAGE BY MARK JOHNSON “It’s a story about love,” actor Thalissa Teixeira begins. “Two people, a couple, open up their spare room to a lodger – and the three of us fall in love.” That’s new BBC Two [….]

NEWS: Olympian Nicola Adams to star as one half of Strictly’s first same-sex couple

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A ground-breaking step for LGBTQI representation on our screens for this year’s Strictly Come Dancing BY DIVA STAFF The former boxer and Olympic gold medallist Nicola Adams will appear in this year’s Strictly Come Dancing, alongside other stars such as Clara Amfo, Ranvir Singh, and Max George. In a series first, Nicola Adams will compete [….]

LGBTQ+ DISABLED QUEER AND HEAR – FIRST VIRTUAL PRIDE

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UK NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANISATION ‘LGBTQ+ DISABLED QUEER AND HEAR’ LAUNCHES UK’S FIRST VIRTUAL PRIDE EVENT FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES The first pride event for LGBTQ+ people with disabilities will open on Saturday 22nd August at 13:00 via YouTube, allowing for the first time a celebration of uniqueness and diversity within an often-forgotten part of the LGBTQ+ [….]

MUSIC: Get to know Jess Young

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Our new favourite Irish artist producing perfect pop with an alluring queer edge BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS It’s about time we introduced you to some Irish LGBTQI artists, don’t you think? If you’re a fan of pop icons with an underlying sultriness such as FLETCHER and MUNA, you’re going to love Jess Young. Jess showed the [….]

MUSIC: Donna Missal shares new single, How Does It Feel

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Donna is back with a brand-new banger in the lead up to her second album  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY ERICA HERNANDEZ Today our favourite bisexual badass, Donna Missal, has dropped another tune as the wait is nearly over for album number two.  Donna’s self-proclaimed “feminist stripper music” shows no signs of slowing down, even [….]

FROM THE VAULTS: Now this is living

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Carrie Lyell meets the YouTube superstar, Shannon Beveridge BY CARRIE LYELL, IMAGES BY TALIE EIGELAND The first time I meet Shannon Beveridge is on the red carpet at the British LGBT Awards. It’s mayhem all around, photographers jostling each other to get the best shots and journalists vying for a minute with the stars, but she’s [….]

MUSIC: Sarah Walk drops new single, What Do I Want?

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The latest unfiltered offering from Sarah Walk is the lead single from her upcoming album BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Some good news ahead: the wonderful singer-songwriter Sarah Walk is releasing a brand-new, totally mesmerising and totally queer album.  You might remember her from her 2017 debut with songs such as Maybe Someday and Still Frames, but [….]