MUSIC: An interview with Thao Nguyen

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DIVA chats to Thao Nguyen all about her new record, coming out to the world and Zoom music video magic BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGES BY SHANE MCCAULEY If there’s one great thing to come out of lockdown, it has to be the Zoom magic that has been created by some extremely clever artists out there. We [….]

PODCAST: PANTS is just the podcast for all you L Word lovers

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A new podcast with The L Word actresses Kate Moennig and Leisha Hailey, produced and edited by Rachel Shelley BY RACHEL SHELLEY Drum roll please… DIVA devotees, it gives me great pleasure to announce a delightful delicacy for your ears: PANTS! with Kate and Leisha. Produced and edited by me, Rachel Shelley. Inspired by the [….]

SCREEN: Top five lez/bi films from the 90s

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Be prepared to binge-watch them all BY DIVA STAFF The Incredibly True Adventure Of Two Girls In Love No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you. That is Tina from The L Word (aka Laurel Holloman) playing a baby butch called Randy, who falls head over 90s Converse for her gorgeous classmate, Evie (Nicole Parker). Sweet rather [….]

Show us your best lockdown bakes for Bake With Pride

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Whether you’ve created a rainbow masterpiece or perfected some beautiful buns, we want to see your bakes 🍰 BY DIVA STAFF DIVA magazine is launching a new fundraising online event, Bake With Pride, to support global LGBTQI charity, Kaleidoscope Trust. Bake With Pride will take place over the weekend 6 -7 June. We need 200 [….]

SCREEN: Ruby Rose steps down from her role as Batwoman after one season

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“This was not a decision I made lightly” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM After just one season in the iconic Kate Kane aka Batwoman role, Ruby Rose has announced that she is quitting. The news comes just as the show concluded its first season on Sunday night.  The CW network show made history as [….]

OPINION: What kids want to know about LGBTQI women

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“When I was a teenager, I didn’t realise that one in 10 kids around me were also queer. Now I do, and it’s pretty powerful.” BY TAZ RASUL, IMAGE VIA SHUTTERSTOCK As a teenager in the early 2000s, I had just three main questions: When could I come out? Would the word “pansexual” ever be [….]

EVENTS: akt release star-studded line-up for #aktogether sessions

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Come join us for a chat with the one and only Heather Peace in support of akt this Friday BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS As many people have been struggling with the lows of lockdown whilst isolated from friends, family and the wider LGBTQI community, our friends over at akt are bringing us a wonderful event to [….]