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 [….]

*This* is where you know Generation Q’s Finley from…

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Recognise The L Word: Generation Q’s Jacqueline Toboni but can’t quite put your finger on where from? BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE YOUTUBE Oh, Finley – melter of hearts, most gorgeous of goofballs, wearer of rainbow boxers – and don’t even get us started on those beautifully adorned armpits. (Yes, it’s a stereotype, and yes it’s a [….]

Kate Moennig: “I’ve always had a soft spot for Shane”

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The L Word heartthrob talks exclusively to DIVA about Gen Q, Carmen and embracing her own sexuality INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY HILARY BRONWYN GAYLE/SHOWTIME After a decade away, Kate Moennig aka Shane is back on our screens and our cover. We could not be more thrilled to see her. Here’s a taster of [….]

Here’s what’s coming to BFI Flare 2020 🎥

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The full programme for London’s LGBTQI film festival has been revealed  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival is back for another round of the best queer films with a globe-spanning programme. It’s the biggest LGBTQI film festival in the UK and now that the full programme has been announced, we can confirm it [….]

Killing Eve drops a brand new trailer

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Series three is coming way sooner than we thought! BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA BBC AMERICA None of us were ready for the bombshell that dropped last Friday. Killing Eve is coming back to our screens for a third season, and it’s coming in April. That’s right, April.  Dropping a new teaser trailer on Valentine’s [….]

EMMERDALE: Vanessa receives a devastating diagnosis

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The latest episode of the ITV soap leaves Vanity’s future uncertain… BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA ITV Emmerdale fans have been left shocked and heartbroken as our favourite queer character, Vanessa Woodfield (Michelle Hardwick), received some devastating news regarding her health in tonight’s episode.  It was revealed that vet Vanessa has bowel cancer by the [….]

The L Word: Leisha Hailey and Kate Moennig chat all things Gen Q with Rachel Shelley

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The ultimate L Word OGs let us in on all the Generation Q goss in this DIVA *exclusive* interview… BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGES YOUTUBE/SHOWTIME Oh, Rachel Shelley (yep, that’s Helena Peabody) you’ve done it again… At the end of 2019, Ms Shelley bagged us an exclusive audio interview with Generation Q creator, Ilene Chaiken. This [….]