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 [….]

NEWS: LGBTQI community urge Boris Johnson to unite UK government and #GetEqualityDone

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“This election has been dominated by Brexit, but we are clear – the time has come to Get Equality Done” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE/LGBT FOUNDATION As the UK wakes up to a Conservative victory following the 2019 UK General Election, the LGBTQI community have already begun to reach out to one another offering words of support [….]

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: Inviting older trans women centre stage

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“The Star Of Bethnal Green 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, Bear’s Den, have today unveiled a powerful video [….]