Birmingham Pride announces its 2022 headliners

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What a way to celebrate its 25th year! 🎉 BY DIVA STAFF, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM We may be heading into 2022, but it seems 25 is the magic number this year. Birmingham Pride had its most successful festival earlier this year and as it prepares to celebrate its 25th year by having the biggest pride [….]

Rainbow Laces is back and ready to take action

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The iconic campaign, run by LGBTQ+ charity Stonewall, is back with a fresh new look and a new focus on its goals BY NIC CROSARA For the sixth year, Stonewall is launching its award-winning Rainbow Laces campaign in partnership with TeamPride. Rainbow Laces has become a symbol of LGBTQI people in sport with 12 million+ [….]

Drag Race fans, tune into today’s podDIVA

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Roxy Bourdillon asks Victoria Scone the important questions, such as “Do you jam or cream first?” BY DIVA STAFF Hey DIVAs, it’s Wednesday and that means, another episode of podDIVA. Did you love reading Victoria Scone’s story in our November issue? Or have you not had a chance to get your hands on a copy [….]

Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival Best British shorts available for streaming on All 4 from 29 Nov

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This year’s festival celebrated a range of LGBTQI stories in film, with wins from Senan Kara and Rebel Dykes BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY IRIS PRIZE Great news, DIVAs! The fifteen LGBTQI films shortlisted for the 2021 Iris Prize Best British Short, supported by Film4, will be available on Channel 4 and All 4 from [….]

Bristol queers: Save the date, Misscoteque is coming this weekend

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Let’s funk the patriarchy! 🌈 BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGES BY @SUNCATX If you live in the South West like me, chances are great queer nights out don’t come by very often. You’ve probably seen your London friends living their best lives with exclusively gay friendships groups and sighed. Well, I’ve got good news. The team [….]

Trans Day Of Remembrance: The cost of anti-trans media

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On Saturday, 150 trans people and their allies held a vigil outside BBC TV Centre in London BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY TRANS MEDIA WATCH Last week marked the annual observances of Transgender Awareness Week and Transgender Day Of Remembrance. Many activists called for us to “mourn the dead and fight like hell for the [….]