Coming out stories: “For 38 years I have squashed down the feeling that I am gay”

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Nora Mulready spent most of her life ignoring her feelings, until they became impossible to ignore  BY NORA MULREADY This week I applied to be a trustee of an organisation. In the equalities monitoring form, I ticked the “Gay/Lesbian” box for the first time. I loved doing it so much that I took a picture [….]

Rosie Jones will have you in stitches with her hilarious new travel show

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Trip Hazard: My Great British Adventure will make you lol, make you learn, and make you lol some more BY CARRIE LYELL We’ve been fans of comedian Rosie Jones for a long time, but with her new Channel 4 travel show Trip Hazard: My Great British Adventure, she’s fallen and landed right in our hearts. [….]

Horse McDonald: “Singing saved my life when I was growing up”

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The lesbian icon talks visibility and finding her voice INTERVIEW BY CARRIE LYELL, IMAGE SHOWS HORSE NEXT TO ROXANA HALLS’ PORTRAIT, PHOTOGRAPH BY JONATHAN PHANG For our Lesbian Visibility Issue, not only do we have Roxana Halls’ stunning portrait of Horse McDonald on the cover, we have a fabulous interview inside too. DIVA editor-in-chief Carrie [….]

Daya: “If I’m in love, I’m going to talk about it”

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The Bad Girl singer speaks exclusively to DIVA about coming out as bi and embracing her authentic self INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY CLYDE MUNROE In our April issue, Grammy-winning singer and bonafide bicon Daya opens up about falling in love and staying true to herself. Fancy a sneak peek? ‘Course you do. Daya [….]

DIVA EXCLUSIVE: Horse McDonald is rocking the cover of The Lesbian Visibility Issue

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PLUS Ruby Rose, LP and Daya BY DIVA STAFF, COVER IMAGE BY ROXANA HALLS We’re so obsessed with Roxana Halls’ painting of pop icon, Horse McDonald, we’ve only gone and put it on the cover of our Lesbian Visibility Issue! This stunning picture can also be spotted hanging on the walls of the Scottish National [….]

Lesbian Twitter is still talking about the new season of Line Of Duty

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🚨Sapphic tension klaxon🚨 BY NADIA DAVIES Sunday evening (21 March 2021) saw the return of AC-12 favourites, DI Kate Fleming (Vicky McClure), DS Steve Arnott (Martin Compston) and Superintendent Ted Hastings (Adrian Dunbar), in the sixth season of BBC police drama Line Of Duty.  To catch you up, Kate is no longer working with AC-12 [….]

The Perks Of Being A Queerflower: Fight for your right to be quirky

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In the last of her series, Louisa reminds us to walk our own path BY LOUISA BENNETT If you’ve been following my DIVA series, I hope by now you know that being quirky rules! We are so often shown, and usually from a very young age, that the conventional path is the “correct” path to [….]