MUST WATCH: The new Renault Clio ad is a powerful lez/bi love story

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Grab your tissues, this is not your average advert… BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA RENAULT UK The new Renault Clio advert is a beautiful lesbian love story and it is certainly tugging on people’s heartstrings.  This campaign has been launched by Renault for their All-New Clio model, as a celebration of their 30 year anniversary.  [….]

SCREEN: ‘Tis the Season Of (Queer) Love… finally

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Wyonna Earp’s Dominique Provost-Chalkley to star in the Queermas film we’ve all been waiting for BY FELICITAS SOPHIE VAN LAAK. IMAGE LAUR ALLEN AND LILY RICHARDS Love Actually, New Years’ Eve, The Holiday. In all of these RomCom Christmas films, love is all around – if you’re straight. It won’t be long until streaming services [….]

Meet the brand new cast of The L Word: Generation Q

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Say hello to the whole new host of diverse characters that we’re already a little bit in love with… BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA SHOWTIME Instagram has been filling up our feeds this week with some introductions to the new faces of The L Word: Generation Q, along with some old favourites. The rebooted series [….]

Gentleman Jack themed winter wonderland at Shibden Hall

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Love Gentleman Jack? Love festive fun? This one’s for you… BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Grab your gal and some mistletoe and get yourself to Halifax this winter! To mark the last few weeks of Shibden Hall’s most successful season yet, the venue will be holding its very own magical Winter Craft Fair right where the legendary [….]

Why Ruby Rose is perfect as Batwoman

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The LGBTQI superhero we’ve all been waiting for is here and boi, is she queer BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA ELIZABETH MORRIS/THE CW Batwoman’s lesbian identity has always been a large part of her story. For many, she’s seen as a queero whose sexuality can’t be separated from her character.  Also known as Kate Kane, [….]

DIVA meets Emmy nominated editor Vera Drew

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Vera Drew on that Emmy nomination and coming out as trans in Hollywood BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA STEPHANIE PFINGSTEN @ IMPACT24 Vera Drew has been extremely lucky with the success she’s had throughout her career in Hollywood. It’s no surprise really when she’s so talented at editing comedy in her own quirky, kitschy style. [….]

EVENTS: Fringe! Queer Film Fest X DIVA present Deep Waters

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“A mesmerising and poetic essay film on the theory, beauty and praxis of the female orgasm” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Since 2011, Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest – an entirely volunteer-run organisation rooted in London’s queer creative scene – has come around every November to showcase an eclectic mix of films, arts and events celebrating [….]