Inversions: In conversation with Belinda O’Hooley

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“It feels like fresh air, it feels like I can fly and be myself” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. PHOTO BELINDA O’HOOLEY Pianist, composer and singer-songwriter Belinda O’Hooley – aka, one half of Yorkshire gentlewoman folk duo, O’Hooley & Tidow – is about to release her latest solo album, Inversions. But how did the album come to be? [….]

LGBTQI domestic abuse – a different closet

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Domestic abuse doesn’t discriminate, it happens in our community too  BY BIRMINGHAM LGBT With media campaigns and awareness about domestic abuse usually focused on women being oppressed by men, it’s easy to forget that domestic abuse is experienced within LGBTQI relationships just as often.  Domestic abuse does not discriminate based on gender, it can happen [….]

Here’s a rundown of the Iris Prize 2019 Shortlist 🌈

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15 British films exploring the ups and downs of modern LGBT+ life entered for the £20,000 prize  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival have announced details of the 15 short films competing for the Best British Award this year and there are some absolute gems in there you won’t want to miss! There’s [….]

The L Word: Generation Q news we’ve all been waiting for 😍

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After waiting (not so) patiently for 10 years, we finally have an air date for The L Word: Generation Q BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Clear your calendar – The L Word: Generation Q is coming 8 December 2019. Theres been tons of anticipation surrounding the reboot over the past few months, but now [….]

Fancy doing work experience at DIVA?

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Love writing on all things lez/bi and queer? Studying journalism or looking to break into the industry? We got you. BY 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. Interested? [….]

K Stew has a new Vanity Fair cover and we are in love 😍

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In the brand new interview, Kristen Stewart chats films, relationships and paranormal experiences BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Kristen Stewart is Vanity Fair’s September cover star, bringing high levels of queer power to the Style issue. Not only that, the interview is a personal one, where she reveals lots about her fears and the progression of her [….]

#JestemLGBT: The Polish LGBTQI community fights back against homophobia

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“We are normal people who can be found everywhere, in the store, on the street, in the office” BY YAIZA CANOPOLI On 21 July, Białystok’s first ever Pride march was met with violent opposition. As reported by Amnesty International, people were kicked to the ground, rainbow flags were burned, and insults were shouted aggressively at [….]