ONLINE EVENT: Heart To Heart is screening this weekend

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It’s hilarious, touching and super queer BY DIVA STAFF Heart To Heart is a brilliant queer romcom series created by IR Bell-Webb, directed by Lilah Vandenburgh and produced by Ardimages UK. Here’s what it’s all about. 21-year-old Liddy (Fern Deacon) wakes up after a major heart operation and is alarmed to discover that she can [….]

Everything you need to know about Birmingham Pride 2021

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Featuring Cheryl, Sister Sledge, Bimini Bon Boulash and SO MANY MORE! #StrongerTogether BY DIVA STAFF We’re counting down the days until Birmingham Pride is back in our lives. And there’s not long to go now, bab! It’s all happening over the weekend of 25 and 26 September. This year’s celebrations promise to be bigger and [….]

Gina Yashere: “The day I completely opened up and went, ‘This is who I am,’ I got twice as good as a comedian”

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The stand-up comic talks coming out, racism and falling in love IMAGE BY STEVE PEIRCE In the brand new August edition of DIVA, our cover star Gina Yashere talks candidly about what it’s really like being a Black, gay woman in showbiz. In true Gina style, she’s frank, funny and awesome. Here’s a sneak preview [….]

VIEWS: We need trans protest after a year without Pride

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Laura Kate Dale explains why it’s time to stand up for trans rights The last time I went to a UK Pride event was Trans Pride Brighton in the summer of 2019. Things were not looking great for the trans community, but there was a sense of solidarity, hope and optimism that filled the streets [….]

Here are some of the lez/bi athletes we’ll be cheering on/crushing on at the Tokyo Olympics

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Meet the women who’ll be making Tokyo a little more 🌈 this summer… BY ELLA DEREGOWSKA Seeing role models play your sport can make all the difference for young athletes or fans. With the much-awaited Tokyo Olympics right around the corner, and more LGBTQIA+ competitors than ever (a whopping 142, according to OutSports) it’s time [….]

Tiny wins for non-binary people in 2021

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Celebrate International Non-Binary Day with some good news, for once BY ELLA DEREGOWSKA The news can sometimes be less than uplifting for an LGBTQIA+ person, and while there have been difficult challenges and setbacks in 2021, this year has also delivered much-needed wins for all, including non-binary people. All over the world, 2021 has seen [….]

We’re not crying, you’re crying: Rose and Rosie welcome a beautiful baby boy

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😭♥️👶🏻😭♥️👶🏻😭♥️👶🏻 BY CARRIE LYELL, IMAGE CHUI PHOTOGRAPHY YouTube royalty and three-time DIVA cover stars Rose and Rosie Daughton have welcomed their beautiful baby boy into the world, and we couldn’t be more happy for them.  The couple, who will celebrate 10 years together later this year, are the most successful same-sex couple on YouTube in [….]