Phyll Opoku-Gyimah named as Executive Director of Kaleidoscope Trust

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“With more than 20 years of experience as an LGBTQ rights activist and anti-racism campaigner, I’m thrilled to embark on this next chapter” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Widely known as Lady Phyll (partly due to her decision to reject an MBE to protest Britain’s role in formulating anti-LGBTQ penal codes across its empire) DIVA columnist Phyll [….]

Women and non-binary people come together at this year’s akt charity Youth Conference

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Building a stronger community with the UK’s leading LGBTQI youth homelessness charity 🌈🏠 BY CHARLIE JORDIN. IMAGE SADIE SINNER BY CLAIRE LEACH One in four young people at risk of homelessness identify as LGBTQI – and 40% of the young people the UK’s youth homelessness charity, akt, work with, identify as female. As the new [….]

Mancunians, assemble! Fancy getting in the pre-Pride mood this week?

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X Factor’s Louisa Johnson and Girls Aloud’s Nicola Roberts perform at Manchester Pride’s Parisian-themed Spring Benefit… Ooh la la BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE The team behind Manchester Pride has announced an evening of food, drink and “dazzling performances” as tables go on sale for their fifth annual spring fundraiser. Taking place on Thursday 16 May 2019 [….]

Charity Diversity Role Models announce Pathways To LGBT+ Inclusion

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The new, fully funded project is designed to support schools in starting their journey towards being fully LGBT+ inclusive Diversity Role Models (DRM), the UK charity working to eliminate homophobic, biphobic and transphobic (HBT) bullying in UK schools, have today announced their success in being awarded funding from the Government Equalities Office (GEO) Anti-Homophobic, Biphobic [….]