Wear your flag with pride for a good cause

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Lesbian Visibility Week is right around the corner, our new t-shirts are now available Lez get visible DIVAs! Lesbian Visibility Week (LVW) is just four days away and we’re so excited that we can do in person events again. As always, we have brand new t-shirts available so that you have more ways to wear [….]

Ovacome supports first annual gala in memory of London Ambulance Service volunteer Debbie Baldwin

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The gala will be taking place on 19 March, hosted by Debbie’s husband and close friends BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGES BY LONDON AMBULANCE SERVICE/PRAVIN NAICKER A lawyer and London Ambulance Service volunteer, Debbie Baldwin lived and worked in Walthamstow, East London for years. She was a pillar of the community and had a vision of [….]

Kaleidoscope Trust celebrates a decade of change-making

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Last night the UK’s leading charity working towards upholding LGBTQI human rights across the Commonwealth commemorated its 10 year journey BY DIVA STAFF, IMAGE VIA TWITTER @KALEIDOSCOPE_T Last night Kaleidoscope Trust were joined by colleagues, partners, activists, allies and friends to celebrate its milestone 10th birthday, which marks a decade of work fighting for the [….]

Leading LGBT+ charity Galop launches UK’s first conversion therapy helpline

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Today the organisation rolls out the National Conversion Therapy Helpline WORDS BY NIC CROSARA Galop is an LGBT+ anti-abuse charity that works regularly with LGBT+ victims of abuse and violence. All of its services are run by members of the LGBT+ community, providing a safe space for victims to come forward and seek help. Today [….]

All aboard! Pride at Uber launches charity drag show on the Thames to raise money for Albert Kennedy Trust

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With AKT reporting an increase in referrals by 118% since the pandemic began, the time is right and the tide is high BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY UBER BOAT BY THAMES CLIPPERS. Need something to do tonight, DIVAs? Fear not, for Pride at Uber is platforming an exciting new drag event to raise money for [….]

International Women’s Day: DIVA meets akt charity founder

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Cath Hall MBE tells DIVA all about her journey to becoming one of the UK’s most influential activists for queer youth WORDS BY BEX SHORUNKE, ILLUSTRATION BY JESSICA SHARVILLE In the spirit of International Women’s Day, we took the opportunity to spotlight one of the country’s most instrumental straight ally activists for LGBTQI rights – [….]

NEWS: Over half of LGBTQI young people are feeling the effects of the pandemic on their mental health

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“This is the biggest risk to the mental health of LGBT+ young people since Section 28” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA JUST LIKE US New research from LGBT youth charity Just Like Us has revealed alarming figures regarding the mental health of LGBT young people in the UK. The findings highlighted that young people who [….]