EVENTS: Welcome to the House Of Pride

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Did someone say UK Premiere of The L Word: Generation Q? (They did, and it was the lovely lot behind soon-to-be queer space, HoP) BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Have you heard about the new kids on the block? House Of Pride, a brand new organisation, “dedicated to supporting the queer female/nb community and building a ‘home’ [….]

SNP launch “most extensive LGBTQI equality manifesto of any major party”

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Nicola Sturgeon: “The SNP will defend LGBTI equality and human rights against any attempt to roll back progress” BY DIVA STAFF. IMAGE PRIDE/SNP WEBSITE. Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said a vote for the SNP on 12 December 2019 is a vote to, “Champion LGBTI equality, escape Brexit, and put Scotland’s future in Scotland’s [….]

NEW MUSIC: The Star Of Bethnal Green

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“Here’s a music video which combines the magic of Christmas with the powerful and hopeful story of an older trans woman” BY DIVA STAFF. IMAGE FROM THE STAR OF BETHNAL GREEN. Following the release of their winter-themed EP, Only Son Of The Falling Snow, British folk-rock band, Bearโ€™s Den, have today unveiled a powerful video [….]

REVIEW: Season Of Love

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“It’s rare that a film becomes an instant cult classic, but Season Of Love is an exception to that rule” BY JACQUIE LAWRENCE. IMAGES TELLO FILMS. Without giving any spoilers away, let me tell you… there was an instant feeling that the UK premiere of Tello Film‘s Season Of Love was going to be special [….]

Well, Christmas just came early…

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All-female mechanics Spanners With Manners team up with Sadie Frost to create charity calendar (and we’re here for it) BY DIVA STAFF/DEBBI CLARK. PHOTOGRAPHY DEBBI CLARK Looking for some Christmas gift inspo? Well, look no further. This gift is both, um… aesthetically-pleasing and working for the greater good by raising money to allow a crucial [….]

Trans In The City: Let’s educate, demonstrate and celebrate trans lives

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“The misrepresentation must end. The media bullying, the stereotyping, the deaths must end. And they will” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS. IMAGE TRANS IN THE CITY. On Trans Day Of Remembrance 2019, DIVA went along to Trans In The City, a very special event in London with the aim of reminding us why itโ€™s so important to [….]

SCREEN: Mel & Sue to star in brand new sitcom, Hitmen

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GBBO’s comedy duo are back and they’re killing it (literally…) BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE TWITTER/BRITISH COMEDY GUIDE Hold onto to your hats people, GBBO’s sweet, comedy queens Mel & Sue are coming back to our screens in the new year. The pair are set to star as “killers for hire” in a brand new, British [….]