Shining a light on older LGBTQI people’s hopes and concerns surrounding care

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Scotland’s Luminate Festival comes together with LGBT Health & Wellbeing to open up discussions on LGBTQI-inclusive care BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Collaborating with filmmaker Glenda Rome, as well as older members of the local LGBTQI community, Luminate Festival and LGBT Health & Wellbeing introduce, (drumroll please…) Return To The Closet? A short, community-led film exploring issues [….]

Scotland’s first LGBT+ MBA Scholarship is open!

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Looking to do an MBA? You could be one of the first to apply for Scotland’s LGBT+ specific scholarship BY KATHRYN PIERCE (PICTURED, CREDIT RACHEL FOX) There’s just over a week to go until the deadline for the Somewhere EDI LGBT+ MBA Scholarship in partnership with the University Of Edinburgh Business School. This is the [….]

#LDOV19: What does it mean to be visible?

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“I personally choose writing for DIVA and donning head-to-toe rainbows/glitter at Pride for the, ‘Surprise! I am a massive lesbian’ effect” BY ELEANOR NOYCE. IMAGE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION. This afternoon on Twitter, we had #LesbianVisibilityDay #LesbianDayOfVisibility, and #DIVAPowerList all trending. Oh, and #DragRace, too. Not to be dramatic, but I think we’re taking over the [….]

Introducing DIVA Box Office: Europe’s first lesbian digital TV channel 🍿✨

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Team DIVA celebrates Lesbian Day of Visibility with a very special announcement… BY DIVA STAFF Team DIVA is thrilled to announce a brand new channel dedicated to queer female content, launching today with a chat show fronted by the one and only Heather Peace. DIVA Box Office, dropping on Lesbian Day of Visibility (Friday 26 [….]

This Lesbian Day Of Visibility – it’s time to talk about sex

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“For our communities, sexual health is often a difficult or invisible discussion with health professionals” BY CLAUDIA CARVELL. IMAGE THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION Today marks Lesbian Day of Visibility, and this year it could not be more crucial. The needs of lesbian, bi and queer women are often marginalised in conversations around LGBT sexual health [….]

Sandi Toksvig tops the DIVA Power List 2019 on Lesbian Day of Visibility

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Rita Ora, Sue Perkins and Munroe Bergdorf also named in the annual celebration of LGBTQI+ achievement BY DIVA STAFF DIVA, Europe’s leading magazine for lesbians and bisexual women, has revealed its annual DIVA Power List and Great British Bake Off host Sandi Toksvig is in first place. Every year, DIVA’s countdown recognises the out and [….]

“Now is not the time to be complacent about LGBTQI+ rights”

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Julie Coles from Willis Towers Watson opens up to myGwork‘s Louise Sinnerton about living in Spain while Brexit plays out Picture by Reyes Cervantes for REDI, panel speaker at a REDI event  Julie Coles’ story is not uncommon among British people – she moved to Spain in 2001 and has built a life here. Julie [….]