Captain Hannah Graf collects MBE from HRH Prince William

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Graf is the UK’s highest ranking transgender soldier BY DIVA STAFF. IMAGE OUTNEWS GLOBAL. Captain Hannah Graf yesterday collected her MBE from HRH Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, at Buckingham Palace. Speaking to OutNews Global, Graf commented: “It was a huge honour receiving my MBE today from the Duke of Cambridge, Prince William at Buckingham [….]

LGBTQI and living with cancer in Sussex or East Surrey?

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Macmillan Cancer Support and Switchboard LGBT want to hear from you! The charities Macmillan Cancer Support and Switchboard have launched two surveys in an attempt to get a better understanding of the needs and experiences of LGBTQI people living with cancer in the areas of Sussex and East Surrey. Part of an ongoing programme of work [….]

REVIEW: Crack-Up Comedy Cabaret

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“An extravaganza of laughter held at London queer sanctuary, The Glory” BY AMELIA ROBSON Crack-Up Comedy Cabaret is just what we needed to kick off #PrideMonth – and the middle of Gemini season (God help us all). To sweeten the deal, the night was held in aid of Core Arts, a mental health charity. What’s [….]

L Word fans, stop whatever you’re doing because we have reboot updates!

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Brand new characters, a new location and the return of a certain someone WORDS BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM @LEISHA_H Listen up, you L Word superfan! We have some hot-off-the-press intel for you that you don’t want to miss. New showrunner on the block Marja-Lewis Ryan has gone and got us all giddy by [….]

Journalist Lyra McKee remembered at the DIVA Awards 2019

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Sandi Toksvig, Killing Eve and Ruth Hunt honoured at an emotional ceremony in London BY DIVA STAFF Journalist Lyra McKee was honoured at the DIVA Awards 2019, where her partner delivered an emotional speech encouraging us all to #BeMoreLyra.  Announcing a bursary in Lyra’s name to help LGBTQI women get into the media, Sara Canning [….]

Linda Riley: “The battle for equality is far from won”

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DIVA’s publisher explains why it’s vital to keep fighting for the LGBTQI community WORDS BY LINDA RILEY, DIVA PUBLISHER, IMAGE FROM FACEBOOK/MELANIA GEYMONAT Tonight (7 June 2019) DIVA magazine, the long-established title for lesbians and bisexual women which I publish, is hosting the annual DIVA Awards, where the achievements of gay and bi women from [….]

Saara Aalto’s Dance Like Nobody’s Watching is the official song for Pride in London 2019

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“To achieve so many things as an out lesbian and as my true self makes it so empowering” Dance Like Nobody’s Watching (UK Radio Edit) by LGBTI+ singer/songwriter Saara Aalto has been named as the official song for Pride in London 2019.Dance Like Nobody’s Watching, written by Saara, encompasses the true meaning of Pride, encouraging [….]