Fancy a game of rounders this Rainbow Laces season?

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“A big thing for rounders is nostalgia, that and it’s very social. It is competitive but it’s not all about competition” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE “I feel quite lucky, I’ve always worked in sports. Always played sports,” explains 43-year-old Natalie Justice-Dearn as we discuss her recent appointment as CEO of Rounders England and this year’s Rainbow Laces [….]

#TDOR19 EVENT: Trans In The City

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Celebrating trans lives across London on Trans Day Of Remembrance BY DIVA STAFF. PHOTO DAVID GEIB This #TransDayOfRemembrance, the wonderful folk behind Trans In The City, are hosting an event in central London, “in celebration of trans lives with a seismic statement in support of trans individuals.” With at least 60 different organisations and 20 [….]

Get your kicks: Women’s football is on the up

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“Diversity and inclusivity are at the forefront of women’s football” BY MEGAN EVANS @MEG_SEVANS, IMAGES MEG EVENS, NAZ AHMED AND HOLLY DOWNING A record-breaking crowd of 77,768 people witnessed the England women’s football team (#TheLionesses) take on Germany at Wembley Stadium recently. Unfortunately, England suffered a 2-1 defeat as Germany just managed to sneak one [….]

Women V Cancer: London to Amsterdam by bike 2021

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Cycle through four countries in four days to raise vital funds for women’s cancer charities 🚲 BY WOMEN V CANCER Fancy cycling from London to Amsterdam on Women V Cancer’s 10-year anniversary European challenge? Together, we’ll hop on our saddles in central London and pedal all the way to Amsterdam for the invaluable Women V Cancer charity [….]

Four times Megan Rapinoe made us proud

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We ❤️ the football star who speaks out for equality WORDS BY FELICITAS SOPHIE VAN LAAK, IMAGE BY JAMIE SMED PHOTOGRAPHY VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS This year, the American football player helped win the FIFA Women’s World Cup – again. As Megan is internationally known for her activism and no bullshit attitude, here are four smashing [….]

Want to get your body moving (but don’t know where to start?)

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We’ve got you covered with these LGBTQI-friendly sports clubs and communities 🎾⚽️🏀⚾️ BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Autumn’s underrated as a season to pick up a new sport and/or get outdoors, don’t you think? It’s usually still sunny here and there, the outside world is wonderfully colourful (thanks trees) and, in that light, autumn breeze, you’re not [….]

Running up that hill: DIVA meet London Frontrunners

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Fancy pulling your trainers on for the Pride 10k this August? (Or coming along to cheer and be queer!) BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE SUSSEX SPORT PHOTOGRAPHY The first time I tried running? I truly hated it. You couldn’t have convinced me otherwise. No matter how hard I pushed myself, I couldn’t keep up with my [….]