Richard Burgon denies Laura Pidcock is transphobic

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Linda Riley interviews Labour deputy leadership candidate, Richard Burgon BY LINDA RILEY Last night, at the first ever LGBT+ Labour hustings event in Manchester, both leader and deputy leader candidates alike were put to the test on LGBTQI issues in front of hundreds of people. It was a chance for each candidate to really set [….]

Our March issue is looking very Shane today

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PLUS Mae Martin’s new sitcom, Sally Wainwright on Anne Lister and an L Word fashion special Yep, this month’s cover star is the one and only Kate Moennig. In our exclusive, extra juicy interview, the L Word legend gets candid with DIVA’s Roxy Bourdillon. Kate reveals what it’s really like filming all those love scenes, [….]

Mae Martin: “Often queer sex is portrayed as very tender, but actually girls fuck”

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The stand-up comic on love, gender and her brand new sitcom In our March issue, we visit the set of Mae Martin’s Channel 4/Netflix sitcom starring Charlotte Ritchie as Mae’s girlfriend and Lisa Kudrow as Mae’s mum. Yes, that Lisa Kudrow. Feel Good is hilarious and heartfelt, just like the Canadian comic herself! Mae on… [….]

Labour candidates grilled on LGBTQI issues at first ever LGBT+ Labour hustings

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Hundreds of people from all over the country came to hear the candidates explain why the LGBTQI community should elect them BY DIVA STAFF Tonight DIVA attended and supported the first ever LGBT+ Labour hustings, hosted by LGBT Labour and presented by PinkNews. For the first event of its kind, members of the the public [….]

OPINION: On sexual fluidity and self-acceptance

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“I found a metaphorical shovel, and dug a deep, deep grave for those feelings” WORDS BY GEORGIA BUTLER, IMAGE BY ANNA SHVETS VIA PEXELS I think everyone who identifies as queer has had one of those moments. You know the moment I mean; one of sudden clarity, or perhaps the complete opposite – a moment [….]

DIVA set to interview Labour candidates at LGBT+ Labour Hustings

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The remaining Labour leadership candidates will be questioned on LGBTQI issues in Manchester today BY DIVA STAFF The event taking place in Manchester today is presented by PinkNews, hosted by LGBT+ Labour and supported by DIVA. It is the first event of its kind and will offer Labour members the chance to grill the candidates [….]

The dildo diaries: what it’s really like working in a mainstream sex shop as a queer woman

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“The couple stood in front of me eyeballing shelf after shelf; from chipolata to vibrating, rotating bratwursts” WORDS BY GEORGIA BUTLER, IMAGE VIA PEXELS I started working for Ann Summers in my last year of university. I had gone in to buy *cough cough* responsible underwear (a strap on) and I was disappointed upon arrival [….]