Fancy doing work experience at DIVA?

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Love writing about all things lez/bi and queer? Studying journalism or looking to break into the industry? We got you. BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE/DIVA STAFF In case you didn’t already know, here’s a reminder that we at DIVA HQ offer work experience placements to journalism students and those interested in pursuing a career in the media. [….]

It’s coming: Season two of Generation Q

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Showtime confirm there *will* be a second series of The L Word Generation Q BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE YOUTUBE/SHOWTIME. Showtime are dropping all of the mics on social today as the channel confirm there will be a second series of The L Word Generation Q. Writing on Twitter, the @SHO_TheLWord account tweeted, “I just can’t [….]

NEWS: Same-sex marriage is legal in Northern Ireland

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Love Equality NI: “We did it” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE After years of campaigning by LGBTQI equality groups, organisations and allies, same-sex marriage is now legal in Northern Ireland with couples able to register their intention to marry from today, Monday 13 January 2020. Couples who are already married will also be legally recognised by the [….]

This is when The L Word Generation Q comes to UK television

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Gen Q has finally dropped across the pond – and we’re 💯 here for it BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGES SHOWTIME/YOUTUBE. That’s right folks, there’s finally an official date for the UK drop of The L Word Generation Q – the long awaited return of lez/bi classic, The L Word. “The groundbreaking drama series, The L Word, [….]

Netflix’s Sex Education is back for season two, baby

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“Life is hard. Love is messy. Messy is normal” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE The wait is over friends, Sex Education is back and, luckily for us lot, there’s a brand new trailer teasing a little more of what’s to come on the 17 January 2020… In the opening scenes of this snippet, we see Otis Milburn [….]

MENTAL HEALTH: How well do you sleep? 💤

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“Sleep is the unsung hero for our mental health” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE How well do you sleep? And how does your sleep affect you day-to-day? Conversations like these are, thankfully, set to come to the fore in 2020 as the theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 is announced as Sleep. Taking sleep as a [….]

NEWS: Finland’s new prime minister believes equality “foundation of everything”

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Finnish PM Sanna Marin was raised by lesbian mums BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA THE NEWS PIG This week Sanna Marin makes history. The 34-year-old politician, who previously served as Finland’s Minister for transport and communications, has now become the youngest ever leader of a nation.  A member of the Social Democrats party, she was [….]