NEWS: Is Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson about to quit?

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Tory sources say announcement is “imminent” BY DIVA STAFF. IMAGE WIKICOMMONS Ruth Davidson could be about to quit as leader of the Scottish Conservative party because of “irreconcilable differences with Boris Johnson over Brexit and the pressures of motherhood” according to reports by The Guardian newspaper today. Davidson, who has been Leader of the Scottish Conservative Party since 2011, [….]

Inversions: In conversation with Belinda O’Hooley

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“It feels like fresh air, it feels like I can fly and be myself” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. PHOTO BELINDA O’HOOLEY Pianist, composer and singer-songwriter Belinda O’Hooley – aka, one half of Yorkshire gentlewoman folk duo, O’Hooley & Tidow – is about to release her latest solo album, Inversions. But how did the album come to be? [….]

Fancy doing work experience at DIVA?

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Love writing on all things lez/bi and queer? Studying journalism or looking to break into the industry? We got you. BY 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. Interested? [….]

Skinnydip celebrate Pride in style raising over £4000 for LGBTQI charities

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100% of the profits from their #HATESUCKS limited edition Pride collection will go to charities chosen by LGBTQI activists BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS This year, Skinnydip London did Pride bigger and better than ever before. Their #BeyondTheRainbow campaign had one main goal – to educate, inspire and create a safe space for the LGBTQI community to [….]

NEWS: Same-sex marriage backed by MPs in Northern Ireland

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MPs in Northern Ireland vote in favour of same-sex marriage with a margin of 383 votes to 73 BY BEA VASQUEZ The amendment – approved by the House of Commons – stated that Northern Ireland’s Secretary Karen Bradley needs to regulate the change of law by 21 October 2019 unless a new power-sharing executive is [….]

DIVA Music Festival announces full, 100% female/non binary line-up

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Shura and SOAK to headline plus KT Tunstall, Toya Delazy, BETTY, LANTA, Saara Aalto and more… BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. PHOTO: TOYA DELAZY BY ROSIE POWELL That’s right, people – DIVA Music Festival is back, bigger and even better than last year… On top of that, the full, 100% female/non binary line-up has been revealed and [….]

WATCH: Brand new Charlie’s Angels trailer

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Starring K Stew, Naomi Scott and Ella Balisnka BY BEA VASQUEZ. IMAGE CHARLIESANGELS INSTAGRAM That’s right people, K Stew will soon be back on the big screen kicking ass in this action-comedy reboot of the well-known film series. Directed and co-written by Elizabeth Banks, this new rendition is set to establish a new generation of [….]