MUSIC: Sarah Walk drops new single, What Do I Want?

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The latest unfiltered offering from Sarah Walk is the lead single from her upcoming album BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Some good news ahead: the wonderful singer-songwriter Sarah Walk is releasing a brand-new, totally mesmerising and totally queer album.  You might remember her from her 2017 debut with songs such as Maybe Someday and Still Frames, but [….]

NEWS: Queer Britain launch a new international research project

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The research will study COVID-19’s impact on the UK’s LGBTQI population  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Queer Britain, the national LGBTQ+ museum, is launching a brand-new international project, Queer Pandemic: Resilience In Times Of Crisis.  It is a video-based oral history project with the aim of collecting stories about the experiences of LGBTQI people in the UK [….]

WOMEN ON TOP: Inclusivity and the importance of giving back to your industry

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Emma Smith, Head of Talent at the UK’s largest video games developer, Creative Assembly, sits down with Louise Sinnerton from myGwork BY MYGWORK Emma Smith started her career as a 999 operator, and worked at the NHS and Citizens Advice Bureau after that. She has been exposed to all sorts of situations and has always [….]

Pride Comes Before a Fall?

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Linda Riley, DIVA publisher, gives the real reasons for DIVA’s withdrawal from Charlie Shakespeare’s Virtual Pride BY LINDA RILEY In the last week, and in my capacity as the publisher of DIVA magazine, I have been unfairly represented in the Daily Mail, The Sun, The Express and Breitbart regarding DIVA pulling support for Virtual Pride. [….]

Sandi Toksvig: “I’m still a lesbian”

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National treasure Sandi Toksvig reflects on the reaction of the tabloid press to her coming out BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS In 1994, Sandi Toksvig became the first lesbian in the UK to come out while in the public eye, after hearing rumours that she was about to be outed by a tabloid. Now a national treasure, [….]

What are the online dating red flags?

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Don’t just ignore them until it’s too late BY DIVA STAFF There is a lot of talk about relationship red flags – things that pop up at the beginning of a relationship, that we tend to ignore until it’s too late. In hindsight, we realise the signs were there all along and vow to pay attention [….]

Online dating etiquette

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Searching for romance on the world wide web? Best read this first BY DIVA STAFF One of the main complaints about the world of online dating is that the rules of normal dating etiquette don’t always apply. People tend to act differently when faced with the relative anonymity of the Internet and seeing as we’re [….]