SCREEN: Fancy joining us for for an exclusive screening of Cocoon?

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DIVA meets Leonie Krippendorff, writer and director behind this new queer coming of age film BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA PECCADILLO PICTURES Cocoon is the impressive second feature from Berlin-based writer and director Leonie Krippendorff. A true depiction of the trials and triumphs of female adolescence, it’s an honest and tender coming-of-age tale that every woman [….]

SCREEN: Everything you need to know about Batwoman season two

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Batwoman returns in 2021, but with an all-new character wearing the cape and cowl BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS With two brand new trailers dropped recently, we’ve finally been teased with an even closer look at the CW’s first Black, queer Batwoman and a sneak peek of the new star Javicia Leslie trying on the suit for [….]

DIVA Box Office Movie Club: Join an exclusive screening of Mixed Messages this Saturday

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“Ren is on the hunt for romance, but in a world of Tinder and zero commitment, meeting the right one has never been harder” BY DIVA STAFF The DIVA Box Office Move Club continues this week with the acclaimed movie, Mixed Messages, written and directed by queer filmmaker, Kanchi Wichmann. The movie, which started life [….]

SCREEN: 25 Siblings & Me is a heartwarming sperm donation story

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Follow Oli as he meets his family from across the pond in this incredible BBC documentary BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA BBC A new BBC documentary, 25 Siblings & Me, tells the incredible story of London-based Oli Benjamin, a young man with Asperger’s syndrome who overnight discovers he has 25 brothers and sisters from the same [….]

DIVA Box Office Movie Club: Join the Different For Girls cast members on Saturday night

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We’ll see you on Zoom for a virtual catch-up with Rachel Shelley, Victoria Broom, Chelle Hardwick and more BY DIVA STAFF If you want something to do on Saturday night at 8pm, then come and hang out with those girls who dare to be different. DIVA’s Polly Shute is going to be talking all about [….]

SCREEN: ANNE+ is our new favourite dutch drama

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We’re obsessed with this new queer series, all about the friendships and relationships that shape us  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Lockdown number two is tough. Not being able to see your friends, coupled with the darker and colder evenings full of boredom doesn’t leave you feeling great. Stumbling across ANNE+, a hugely underrated dutch TV series, [….]

VIEWS: Queering up the dance floor

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What we learnt from the first same-sex couple on Strictly  BY CAIT FINDLAY, IMAGE VIA BBC Nicola Adams is unbeatable in the boxing ring: when she retired in 2019, she had never lost a bout. When she took to the dance floor as one half of Strictly Come Dancing’s first celebrity same-sex couple, however, she [….]