NEWS: US Supreme Court ruling backs protection for LGBTQI workers

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In a landmark ruling, LGBTQI individuals in the US can no longer be fired based on their sexual orientation or gender identity  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS A major win for the LGBTQI community and a landmark in history, the US Supreme Court has ruled that a federal law, which prohibits discrimination based on sex, should be [….]

BOOKS: Florence Given wants to empower you

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The Instagram star and badass feminist talks to DIVA about her game-changing new book, Women Don’t Owe You Pretty BY GEORGIA BUTLER Florence Given is a vibration, a two-mile deep seismic wave here to thrust this world tits-first into the future. It is in this way that she is also a contradiction. For as much [….]

CELEB: Supergirl and Grey’s Anatomy star Chyler Leigh opens up about her sexuality

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The TV star thanked the queer community for their “outpouring of love and support” since her coming out  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS You might know Chyler Leigh best for her roles playing Lexie in Grey’s Anatomy or currently as Alex in the CW series, Supergirl.  The actor recently came out in a heart-warming blog post that [….]

BOOKS: Review of The Book Of Queer Prophets, curated by Ruth Hunt

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A fascinating collection of 24 writers on sexuality and religion BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Is it possible to believe in God and be gay? How does it feel to be excluded from a religious community because of your sexuality? Why do some people still believe being LGBTQI is a sin? That’s what you will find the [….]

CELEB: Halsey opens up about her white-passing privilege

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“Nobody is gonna kill me based on my skin colour” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Over the past week, Halsey has been one of many celebrities who have been out on the streets, protesting and demanding justice for the police brutality against Black people in the USA.  In amongst medicating protestors and fighting for justice, Halsey took [….]

CELEB: How have your favourite celesbians been spending quarantine?

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A glimpse into the queerantine life of LGBTQI royalty BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGES VIA INSTAGRAM King Princess and Quinn Wilson View this post on Instagram horse girl love affair A post shared by Quinn Whitney Wilson (@quinnwilsonn) on May 22, 2020 at 6:11pm PDT Officially the coolest couple ever. King Princess and their new gal [….]

MUSIC: Grace Savage drops new EP, Instinct

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A bold EP confronting internalised homophobia, emotional availability and nihilism  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Electronic pop artist Grace Savage shares her new EP Instinct. Each song is an exploration on the title theme, examining maternal instinct, championing strength in vulnerability, confronting her sexuality and searching for deeper meaning in a noisy and often overwhelming world.  Her most ambitious and [….]