CHARITY: Just Like Us launch new #YoungerMe campaign

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A whole host of LGBTQI legends have gotten involved with the campaign to show that it always gets better   BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Just Like Us, the charity for LGBTQI young people, have today launched a new campaign called #YoungerMe to raise awareness that growing up LGBTQI is still unacceptably tough, and support LGBTQI young people [….]

MUSIC: Lanah. P releases a new Christmas single

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Ghosts Of Christmas Past will raise money for homeless charities and food banks this winter  BY DIVA STAFF Following the release of her single Human Race earlier this year, Lanah. P is back with a Christmas single to make a difference.  With a glittering career spanning the last few decades, her new yule tide single [….]

Great face masks for great causes 🌈

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From rainbow masks to vulva prints, we’ve got your face covered BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS With the current government guidelines due to Covid-19 meaning the vast majority of us need to wear face masks, we thought some of you might be looking for face masks that support some great causes.  Here are some that have sprung [….]

CHARITY: Stonewall Housing are working to ensure LGBTQI people live in safer homes

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Stonewall Housing have worked harder than ever to support LGBTQI individuals during the Covid-19 pandemic  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Stonewall Housing have been providing specialist LGBTQI support for vulnerable young people who have been made homeless primarily because of their gender identity or sexuality since 1986. It still remains the only housing association in London wholly dedicated to serving [….]

CHARITY: Mermaids are here to support trans and gender-diverse young people

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Find out how you can support the wonderful work of Mermaids this Trans Awareness Week and beyond  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Mermaids have been supporting trans and gender-diverse children, young people, and their families as far back as 1995. The team started as a small group of concerned parents sat around the kitchen table, sharing experiences [….]

CHARITY: akt are pulling together to help vulnerable LGBTQI youth

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DIVA chats to Claire Linacre, Donor Engagement Manager at akt, all about their work throughout the COVID-19 pandemic  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY SARA CARPENTIERI One of the most renowned LGBTQI charities in the UK, akt have been supporting LGBTQI youth aged 16-25 who are facing or experiencing homelessness since 1989.  akt was first set [….]

NEWS: The Outside Project address domestic abuse within the LGBTQI community through new accommodation appeal

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Star Refuge will provide much needed emergency accommodation for those fleeing violence and abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The UK’s first ever shelter for LGBTQI homelessness, The Outside Project, was set up by Carla Ecola in 2017, providing a vital service that didn’t previously exist for LGBTQI people, who have unique experiences and risks [….]