SCREEN: Five of the best on screen lez/bi doctors

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Our favourite medical ladies BY EMMA SMART Kerry Weaver, ER (Laura Innes) The no nonsense Chief of Staff at Chicago County General battled with her own internalised homophobia, before finding love with firefighter Sandy Lopez made her champion the rights of LGBT patients and staff alike.  Callie Torres, Grey’s Anatomy (Sara Ramirez) Callie’s bisexual storyline [….]

SCREEN: New lesbian comedy free online as part of Iris Prize Film Festival

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Wild Geese is a new story from Kayleigh Llewellyn all about human vulnerability BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Thanks to our friends over at Iris Prize, there is a brand new lesbian comedy online to fall in love with. Wild Geese is the ninth short film made with the Iris Prize filmmaker Susan Jacobson and is available [….]

SCREEN: Queer travel films for a sofa holiday

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Five films that will help you escape somewhere far away (without leaving the house) BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS It’s likely that many of us have already had our summer plans cancelled by the current COVID-19 pandemic, and there may be many travel restrictions continuing into the rest of the year. Lez be honest, we’re all craving [….]

FROM THE VAULTS: DIVA’s Carmilla cover story

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Roxy Bourdillon meets the stars of YouTube phenomenon turned feature film, Carmilla BY ROXY BOURDILLON I’m only five minutes into The Carmilla Movie and I’m already gripped. Laura’s tearing down an old timey corridor, panting in a corseted gown, her heart hammering in her chest and causing mine to do the same, while her 300-year-old [….]

FROM THE VAULTS: The scenes that shaped how I see sex

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Lexi Bickell takes DIVA on a journey through her viewing history  BY LEXI BICKELL It’s no secret that TV and film are incredibly influential. They hold sway over the opinions we form about everything from politics, to food and sex, both when we’re growing up and as adults. With the average UK adult watching three [….]

NEWS: Kristen Stewart set to play Princess Diana in upcoming film

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Kristen Stewart will play Princess Diana in a new film about the late princess’s break-up from Prince Charles BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Yes, that’s right. You can add Princess Diana to one of the real life roles that Kristen Stewart will play. After playing the likes of JT Leroy, Lizzie Borden and Jean Seberg, Kristen will [….]

SCREEN: Five of the best real life lez/bi women on screen

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Real life LGBTQI icons who made it onto the big screen BY EMMA SMART Virginia Woolf in The Hours  Convincing and heart-breaking as a Virginia struggling mentally towards the end of her life, Nicole Kidman deservedly took home the Academy award for best actress for this moving portrait of the bisexual author.   Daphne Du [….]