Cabaret All Stars is an unmissable event

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DIVA publisher Linda Riley reviews an evening of extremely queer-friendly entertainment, starring Claire Sweeney at London’s Proud Cabaret, Embankment BY LINDA RILEY, IMAGE BY EDWARD MOORE For nearly 20 years Proud Cabaret has been wowing crowds with its unique brand of jaw-dropping entertainment and razzle-dazzle. One of its most celebrated shows is the iconic Cabaret [….]

How Rebecca Black is queering up the Hyperpop space

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Rebecca’s music has evolved and the LGBTQI community are championing her new sound BY MOLLY SMITH, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Rebecca Black has been releasing music relatively consistently since her debut single, Friday, that catapulted her to internet fame and meme status in 2011. But in recent years she has come into her own as a [….]

6 celebrities who serve up pansexual visibility

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From Janelle Monáe to Miley Cyrus, here are some pan celebs owning their truth BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE VIA CREATIVE COMMONS Tomorrow (24 May) marks the annual observation of Pansexual Visibility Day. Here at DIVA HQ we celebrate the pansexual and panromantic members of our community all year round. But if you’re looking for some [….]

Gentleman Jack 207 recap: Letters, family drama and education

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Here’s your spoiler filled run down of the penultimate episode of the second season BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY BBC/LOOKOUT POINT/HBO/SAM TAYLOR In the sixth episode of Gentleman Jack, we saw political tensions continue to build and pressures rise as more of Anne’s secrets were revealed by an anonymous pen pal. The episode ended with [….]

Hayley Kiyoko confirms relationship with Bachelor star Becca Tilley in For The Girls

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Introducing our new favourite WLW power couple BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM On May 20, Hayley Kiyoko AKA Lesbian Jesus, released the highly anticipated For The Girls music video. In it, we see Hayley star as the dating reality show’s first lesbian bachelorette. Viewers get to see dramatic introductions, fights between contestants and first-night [….]

Heartstopper’s Yasmin Finney to join the cast of Doctor Who

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“To be seen as a trans actress by the legend himself Russell, has not only made my year, it’s made my life” BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY NETFLIX Since Heartstopper came to our screens in April, Yasmin Finney quickly became a fan favourite for her portrayal of Elle Argent. Last night (16 May), Whovians and [….]

THE MINISTRY OF LESBIAN AFFAIRS: Creating a lesbian Mecca at the Soho Theatre

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Iman Qureshi’s engaging and powerful play breaks new ground with its intersectional lesbian narrative BY TRUDY HOWSON LGBT POET LAUREATE Whats not to like about the Soho Theatre? Its hip, it’s friendly and its surrounded by all the bars, cafes, clubs and restaurants that we love to hang out in. There’s a tangible feeling of excitement [….]