Five things Janelle Monáe just taught us about gender and sexuality

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“There’s so much pressure on young people to choose an identity… it’s like ‘how?’” WORDS BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM @JANELLEMONAE Gay klaxon sound: Janelle Monáe has spoken to Them about all things gender and sexuality. Even louder gay klaxon sound: Lizzo interviewed her. What’s not to love? View this post on Instagram Introducing [….]

BETTY Girlband: The Podcast

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Think you know a little about The L Word’s favourite house band, BETTY? You don’t (not yet…) The L Word royalty and New York City-based, lez/bi-fronted band BETTY has been together through thick and thin for over 30 years. Made up of sisters, Amy and Elizabeth Ziff, and their best friend Alyson Palmer, BETTY Girlband: [….]

DIVA is hiring!

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We’re looking for a eagle-eyed sub-editor to join our team Do you eat, sleep and breathe LGBTQI culture? Do you love words and working with a diverse team? Then you could be just what we’re looking for.  DIVA is looking for a hard-working, talented, flexible and eagle-eyed sub-editor to join our team, working five days [….]

Come as you are

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Liverpool City Region Pride Foundation reveals the theme to its inaugural cultural, community event BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Come As You Are calls to all people, regardless of where they are from or how they identify, to take pride in their identity and come together in the spirit of friendship, love and respect – now isn’t that [….]

DIVA columnist and UK Black Pride co-founder Phyll Opoku-Gyimah announced as Grand Marshal at World Pride 2019 🌈

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“Black and brown people started this movement and we won’t rest until we’re all free” World Pride 2019 has just announced its grand marshals and our very own DIVA columnist Phyll Opoku-Gyimah is among them. We couldn’t be prouder of the LGBTQI role model and co-founder of UK Black Pride. Phyll commented: “I am honoured [….]

The sun is shining

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“It’s been a whirlwind crazy mess, but brilliant at the same time” BY KATY ROBSON-MALONE Jeepers, I have no idea where the time is going. It’s been so long since I have had the opportunity to blog and I’m really missing that chance to have some time out to myself. Trying to squeeze in any [….]