OPINION: No recognition of bisexuality

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Jovana Ivetic explores if it’s easier to come out as gay than bi BY JOVANA IVETIC Bisexuality is the romantic or sexual attraction towards both males and females, or to more than one sex or gender. The modern definition of it started to take form in the 19th century. Two centuries later, bisexuals still have [….]

OPINION: Being an intersex lesbian

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Diana James on the impact that fear and misunderstanding can have on the intersex community BY DIANA JAMES For many intersex lesbians, on entering a lesbian space physically or online, you take a deep breath, your heart beats faster, but what you are feeling is not excitement it is fear. The toxic “debate” around gender, [….]

OPINION: Addressing racism in the LGBTQI community

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“The intersection of this Pride Month with the Black Lives Matter movement must serve as a catalyst for long-term change within the LGBTQI community” BY PRISHITA MAHESHWARI-APLIN In all 50 states in the United States, and 18 countries across six continents, thousands have taken to the streets over the past week in what has been [….]

VIEWS: My non-binary wedding

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How difficult is planning a wedding when you’re non-binary? “Enby” Will McCreath gives DIVA a peek at their mood board BY WILL MCCREATH My partner Bexx and I got engaged in May 2016 and since then I’ve immersed myself in wedding planning – wedding fayres, wedding magazines, mood boards, wish-lists, books, and spreadsheets. I’m planning [….]

FROM THE VAULTS: Sofie Hagen – “I can have lesbian sex when I’m thin”

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Comedian Sofie Hagen revisits her teenage diary BY SOFIE HAGEN, IMAGE BY MATT CROCKETT I recently found an old diary I wrote when I was 13. Like most teenage diaries would, it portrayed me in a rather unfortunate light.  Amongst complaints about the girls in my class and embarrassing amounts of Westlife fanfiction, I made [….]

THE BISEXUAL BIBLE: For a cost benefit analysis of dating

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“Like the stock market. You commit yourself to your investment with no real way of ensuring the performance of the stocks” BY GEORGIA BUTLER I want something on the record, something to hold me accountable. Because I may have just made a huge mistake, and when I look back at this, I cannot blame anyone [….]