Ian Murray: “One transphobic person in the Labour Party is one too many”

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DIVA magazine publisher Linda Riley interviews Ian Murray BY LINDA RILEY During the first LGBT+ Labour hustings in Manchester last week, Ian Murray, the only Scottish candidate in the deputy leadership contest, stood up for the rights of the LGBTQI community and proved himself an advocate for a zero-tolerance approach to any phobia within the [….]

When one door closes, a Gateway opens

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A conversation with Lucie Warrington, the filmmaker taking us Into the Cellar to meet the women who came out of the closet BY GEORGIA BUTLER If you are reading DIVA, the odds are that you’ve been there – in the cramped and uncomfortable closet. The very nature of a heteronormative society means that, to some [….]

Angela Rayner: “At the moment, Labour feels quite hostile”

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DIVA magazine publisher Linda Riley interviews Angela Rayner BY LINDA RILEY Angela Rayner truly proved she is an LGTBQI icon at the first ever LGBT+ Labour hustings in Manchester last week. Walking out onto the stage wearing rainbow braces and tartan Dr. Martens, she’s evidently in touch with our community in a way that very [….]

Richard Burgon denies Laura Pidcock is transphobic

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Linda Riley interviews Labour deputy leadership candidate, Richard Burgon BY LINDA RILEY Last night, at the first ever LGBT+ Labour hustings event in Manchester, both leader and deputy leader candidates alike were put to the test on LGBTQI issues in front of hundreds of people. It was a chance for each candidate to really set [….]

Labour candidates grilled on LGBTQI issues at first ever LGBT+ Labour hustings

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Hundreds of people from all over the country came to hear the candidates explain why the LGBTQI community should elect them BY DIVA STAFF Tonight DIVA attended and supported the first ever LGBT+ Labour hustings, hosted by LGBT Labour and presented by PinkNews. For the first event of its kind, members of the the public [….]

DIVA set to interview Labour candidates at LGBT+ Labour Hustings

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The remaining Labour leadership candidates will be questioned on LGBTQI issues in Manchester today BY DIVA STAFF The event taking place in Manchester today is presented by PinkNews, hosted by LGBT+ Labour and supported by DIVA. It is the first event of its kind and will offer Labour members the chance to grill the candidates [….]

DIVA and PinkNews partner to interview Labour leadership candidates at LGBT+ Labour Hustings

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The candidates running for Labour leadership will be questioned on LGBTQI issues in Manchester BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The first ever LGBT+ Labour Hustings event will take place in Manchester next week. The event, presented by Pink News, will be hosted by LGBT+ Labour and supported by DIVA. Open to all leadership candidates who reach the [….]