Meet the brand new cast of The L Word: Generation Q

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Say hello to the whole new host of diverse characters that we’re already a little bit in love with… BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA SHOWTIME Instagram has been filling up our feeds this week with some introductions to the new faces of The L Word: Generation Q, along with some old favourites. The rebooted series [….]

Gender free clothing: It’s a lifestyle, not a fashion statement

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“Gender Free World Clothing isn’t a trend; inclusive clothing is at the very core of our work, values and ethics” WORDS AND IMAGES BY GENDER FREE WORLD In the last few years Gucci, Guess and Zara all announced gender-neutral clothing ranges – jumping on the bandwagon? Possibly… as you don’t hear those lines being talked [….]

LGBWithTheT Solidarity Demonstration: We are all ONE communi-T!

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“You can’t separate our history” WORDS BY MEGAN EVANS. LEAD IMAGE LOIS SHEARING Over 150 people gathered in Soho Square, London, on Saturday 2 November for the LGBWithTheT solidarity demonstration. The people there had come together to show their support for trans people and to exclaim that the LGBTQI community has always, and will always, [….]

ART: Painter Sarah Jane Moon celebrates queer identities

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Sarah Jane Moon on her portrait of Dr Ronx, queer visibility, and the contemporary portrait genre BY FELICITAS SOPHIE VAN LAAK. LEAD IMAGE ROISIN MCVEIGH The portrait genre is changing and New Zealand-born, London-based painter Sarah Jane Moon is at the forefront of that movement. Here, DIVA catches up with SJM after she was selected [….]

EXCLUSIVE: Cate Ferris drops new single Gyroscope

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Eclectic, bold and inventive, Ferris is one to watch BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Brighton-based Cate Ferris is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and all-round music legend who has been captivating audiences over the past four years.  Immersing herself in the eclectic Brighton music scene, Cate has stepped out of her comfort zone and experimented fearlessly in order to [….]

EVENTS: Fringe! Queer Film Fest X DIVA present Deep Waters

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“A mesmerising and poetic essay film on the theory, beauty and praxis of the female orgasm” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Since 2011, Fringe! Queer Film & Arts Fest – an entirely volunteer-run organisation rooted in London’s queer creative scene – has come around every November to showcase an eclectic mix of films, arts and events celebrating [….]