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 [….]

The fight for equality

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“We do not have equality until we all have equality” BY VALENTINO VECCHIETTI I am very happy for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans communities who celebrated inclusion in the 2021 Census this year, and I shared their excitement and anticipation for how this would lead to increased funding and support for LGBT communities across [….]

The power of protest

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“The UK has a strong history of protest; it is a very British thing to do” BY VALENTINO VECCHIETTI, IMAGE BY DEREK BREMNER I was deeply saddened to see the removals and arrests made at the peaceful vigil for Sarah Everard, after her murder. There is something very wrong if women in the UK are [….]

Why I redesigned the Pride Progress flag to include intersex

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“We need to see flags that include, support and celebrateour community” BY VALENTINO VECCHIETTI It plays like a video in slow motion in my mind: the hot, early afternoon sun. The bright splash of our yellow flag with its purple ring, slowly sweeping across the vivid blue sky. The imposing white stone buildings lining the [….]