Gina Yashere: “The day I completely opened up and went, ‘This is who I am,’ I got twice as good as a comedian”

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The stand-up comic talks coming out, racism and falling in love IMAGE BY STEVE PEIRCE In the brand new August edition of DIVA, our cover star Gina Yashere talks candidly about what it’s really like being a Black, gay woman in showbiz. In true Gina style, she’s frank, funny and awesome. Here’s a sneak preview [….]

Rosie Jones will have you in stitches with her hilarious new travel show

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Trip Hazard: My Great British Adventure will make you lol, make you learn, and make you lol some more BY CARRIE LYELL We’ve been fans of comedian Rosie Jones for a long time, but with her new Channel 4 travel show Trip Hazard: My Great British Adventure, she’s fallen and landed right in our hearts. [….]

The Perks Of Being A Queerflower: Fight for your right to be quirky

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In the last of her series, Louisa reminds us to walk our own path BY LOUISA BENNETT If you’ve been following my DIVA series, I hope by now you know that being quirky rules! We are so often shown, and usually from a very young age, that the conventional path is the “correct” path to [….]

Your ultimate lockdown list of queer virtual events

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Looking for some lockdown entertainment? We’ve got you covered ✨ BY NADIA DAVIES, IMAGE VIA ISTOCK Gigless – Every Thursday at 8pm  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Catherine Bohart (@catherinebohart) “Gigless is your new favourite online comedy gig, hosted weekly by Catherine Bohart! Every show will feature the very best stand-ups on [….]

The Perks Of Being A Queerflower: Finding your people

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In part three of her series, Louisa tackles the difficulty of finding friendship BY LOUISA BENNETT, IMAGE VIA BROADLY, GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION When you walk your own path, the prospect of socialising with other actual human beings can feel a bit overwhelming. Sometimes, it might simply be a case of taking a deep breath and [….]

EVENTS: Virtual entertainment to brighten up your lockdown

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Just because we’re staying in doesn’t mean we’re not staying busy BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA FREEPIK Here we are again, at the start of another lockdown and with staying indoors more important than ever we all need something fun to keep us going. There’s only so many sourdough loaves or crocheted blankets one person [….]