Don’t miss this year’s Sheffield DocFest

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The 28th edition of this international film and arts festival is not to be missed BY DIVA STAFF Now in its 28th year, Sheffield DocFest is an international film and arts festival and marketplace, with a mission to spark imaginations and empower our capacity for change by celebrating, championing and debating documentary film and art as [….]

Ahead Of The Curve: A remarkable tribute to a remarkable woman

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Linda Riley meets Franco Stevens, founder and publisher of Curve  BY LINDA RILEY Rarely am I blown away in an interview but talking to Franco Stevens, founder of Curve magazine, I found myself sometimes speechless thinking about the uncanny parallels of our lives as publishers of lesbian magazines. I’m interviewing Franco about her new film [….]

Peter Tatchell: “I feared being killed”

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The controversial campaigner on a new documentary about his life, the challenges he’s faced over the past 50 years, and what keeps him fighting amid “extreme hatred” and death threats INTERVIEW BY MARTINE HESS Directed by Christopher Amos, Hating Peter Tatchell is a new documentary about the 69-year-old campaigner. Chronicling Tatchell’s 54 years of human rights [….]

The L Word: Generation Q season two trailers are finally here

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Featuring Shane, Sinley and SO MUCH sexual tension WORDS BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY SHOWTIME Stop whatever you’re doing, because not one, but TWO teaser trailers have just dropped for the brand new season of The L Word: Generation Q. Yep, after months of not-so-patiently waiting, our prayers to the gay gods have finally been [….]

Simone Lahbib and Mandana Jones, aka Helen and Nikki, on the Bad Girls reboot we’ve been longing for

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“Fenner’s in an old people’s home and he gets murdered” BY CARRIE LYELL It’s been 20 years since Simone Lahbib and Mandana Jones, better known to millions as Helen and Nikki, appeared on the cover of DIVA magazine. Two decades on, Bad Girls – and Helen and Nikki’s love story – still captures the hearts [….]

Mae Martin’s FEEL GOOD has dropped the season two trailer and we’re officially obsessed

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“Do you want to talk about my personal despair?” BY DIVA STAFF We’re counting down the days until Mae Martin’s must-see sitcom, FEEL GOOD, returns to our screens. The first season had us hooked with its bangin’ bisexual representation, hilarious one-liners and swoonworthy queer love story. And from the looks of the newly released season [….]

“I showed up to Hollywood already out so they really couldn’t out me”

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Actor and director Jillian Armenante tells DIVA about living her truth BY JANE FAE, IMAGE BY KARL GADJUSEKJ Lesbian Visibility Week is an opportunity to celebrate lesbians. Not just the young, the hip – or the skinny! – but also the women who’ve just been there. Working. Supporting. Making room for a younger generation without [….]