Love After Lockdown: I have a problem with beautiful women

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The devil’s in control of the vehicle and there’s no way I’m getting out of this unscathed. Or at least without having sex BY THE CHEEKY CHARMER, IMAGE BY WOMANIZER TOYS VIA UNSPLASH I have a problem with beautiful women. Not in the sense that I pick fights with them or anything. I just find [….]

Trans On The Run: Origins – Part one

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It’s like that with my brain: I have to build a player in my mind before I can access my oldest memories BY LISA BOND, IMAGE BY SUZY HAZELWOOD VIA PEXELS If you dial back your memories, beware – for beyond a certain point, the trail becomes rough and uncertain. Weeds and bushes push apart [….]

How can cisgender allies support trans women?

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“It will take a lot of collective work to improve life for trans people in the UK, but we can all lighten the load” BY CAIT FINDLAY, IMAGE BY THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION “I’ve been seeing it not over the last few weeks, but over the last 40 years. It has got worse,” says Christine [….]

Introducing our new weekly column: Love After Lockdown

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I’m gonna try this whole modern dating thing and see what happens BY THE CHEEKY CHARMER, IMAGE BY KAROLINA GRABOWSKA VIA PEXELS I don’t know how to date. Which is ironic, given I’m writing a dating blog … What I mean is, I don’t know how to do the “modern” dating thing. You know, where [….]

DIVA publisher Linda Riley supports #LWithTheT in the face of transphobic BBC headline

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DIVA is a home for all LGBTQI women and non-binary people 🌈 BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY PIXABAY In a disappointing moment for public service broadcasting, the BBC has published an article headlined, “We’re being pressured into sex by some trans women”. A tirade including transphobic ideology, the piece platforms the “concerns” of a minority [….]

Give the Jewish queer gals a happily ever after

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Where are all the uplifting #WLW storylines in Jewish film? BY LILY SHELDON, IMAGE BY CURZON/ARTIFICIAL EYE Content warning: spoilers of Kissing Jessica Stein, Disobedience and Shiva Baby Film has always acted as an escape. We can walk in the shoes of other characters but it also acts as a mirror for possibility as it replicates [….]

Valentino Vecchietti’s intersex columns are now freely available

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By making space for my intersex column, DIVA magazine, created regular monthly intersex representation BY VALENTINO VECCHIETTI This year, on Intersex Awareness Day, DIVA magazine is beginning the process of making my intersex columns freely available. These links will take you to my May, June, and July 2021 Columns. Back in January 2019, a little piece [….]