NEWS: Lesbian TV boss leaves Netflix

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Is Hollywood culling its LGBTQI top executives? OPINION PIECE – BY DIVA PUBLISHER LINDA RILEY After 18 years with entertainment giant Netflix, the company’s VP of Original Content has left the company in a dramatic shake up which has left Hollywood reeling. In a famously conservative industry, Cindy Holland was far and away the most [….]

EDUCATION: The shadow of Section 28

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Georgina Tomsett-Rowe explores how the UK should move forward with LGBTQI education in schools BY GEORGINA TOMSETT-ROWE, IMAGE VIA ISTOCK As we watch children returning to school in a post-COVID world, we think about the endless discussions of how they will be learning. We have spoken less, however, about what they will be learning. In [….]

VIEWS: The one with the lesbian wedding

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Danielle Mustarde on what TV sitcom Friends got right for lez/bi women BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE This year, American mega-sitcom Friends celebrated its 25th anniversary. Like many western millennials, I grew up watching the series, both as it happened, as well as the constant re-runs over (and over) again. Even now, I can still recall the lines to an [….]

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 [….]