The one and only k.d. lang is our Pride cover star 🌈

Published on :

Also in this issue: Vita & Virginia, Bad Girls and Booksmart We’re unashamedly fangirling over this month’s cover star, the legendary k.d lang. In a revealing interview with DIVA’s Roxy Bourdillon, the singer songwriter takes readers on a trip down memory lane, from coming out to that Vanity Fair cover. Don’t miss it.  Also in [….]

k.d. lang: “Coming out wasn’t a choice. It was a necessity”

Published on :

The legendary singer talks to DIVA’s Roxy Bourdillon about coming out, career longevity and that Vanity Fair cover WORDS: ROXY BOURDILLON, PHOTO BY RACHAEL WRIGHT k.d. lang’s head is nestled against Cindy Crawford’s cleavage. The top button of her shirt is undone and her smile is, understandably, blissful. It’s 26 years since the August 1993 [….]

Gemma Arterton and Elizabeth Debicki open up about their onscreen romance in Vita & Virginia

Published on :

DIVA chats to the stars of the sumptuous new period drama WORDS: ROXY BOURDILLON, PHOTO: THUNDERBIRD RELEASING It’s pretty clear to me that Vita Sackville-West was a player. “In love with being in love” is how Gemma Arterton more generously describes the woman she embodies in sapphic biopic Vita & Virginia. She tells me the [….]

Mishel Prada: “VIDA is a love letter to Latinx neighbourhoods”

Published on :

Danielle Mustarde chats to VIDA’s Mishel Prada as series two drops WORDS DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE MARI (CHELSEA RENDON) AND EMMA (MISHEL PRADA) If you haven’t already heard of queer, US, Latinx series VIDA, just where have you been? We interviewed stars of the muy bueno series, Ser Anzoategui and Mishel Prada, way back in October [….]

Lauren Morelli is chic AF on the cover of DIVA’s style issue

Published on :

Also inside: Ellen Page, Lucy Spraggan, Heather Peace Looking outrageously chic on the cover of our style issue is showrunner, writer and all round mega­-babe Lauren Morelli. In an exclusive interview with DIVA’s Roxy Bourdillon, she spills the tea on her super queer new Netflix show, Tales Of The City. And keep the Kleenex on [….]

Here’s what Suranne Jones really thinks about straight actors playing LGBTQI+ characters

Published on :

The Gentleman Jack star speaks exclusively to DIVA Box Office about her role as Anne Lister WORDS: ROXY BOURDILLON, PHOTOS: BBC/LOOKOUT POINT/MATT SQUIRE There’s a lot of discussion right now about straight actors playing LGBTQI+ characters. The matter of representation is undoubtedly an important one, especially for us as queer people, who have often been [….]

Ann Bannon: “I know my books saved lives”

Published on :

The queen of lesbian pulp on fan encounters, FBI files and the real life Beebo Brinker BY ROXY BOURDILLON To the outside world, Ann Weldy was a regular 1950s housewife. Only when she wasn’t making dinner or taking care of her two young children, she was busy writing lesbian romance novels under her pseudonym, Ann [….]