Everything you need to know about DIVA Book Club

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Love LGBTQI books? Want to find a community of bookworms? Well, look no further BY DIVA STAFF, IMAGE BY VINCENZO MALAGOLI VIA PEXELS Is there any better feeling than getting lost between the pages of a great book and then coming together to discuss it? Well, 2022 is here and the DIVA Book Club is [….]

LGBTQI support group for over 50s to return

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“We are looking to celebrate our diverse community and acknowledge the immense contribution older LGBT+ people made towards advancing LGBT+ rights and equality” BY CAIT FINDLAY, IMAGE BY RODNAE PRODUCTIONS VIA PEXELS A drop-in social support group for LGBTQ+ people over 50, run by Opening Doors and London Friend, will be coming back from 24 [….]

Black Queer History: How can the education system do better?

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In conversation with K Bailey Obazee and Sharifa James on the importance of Black queer joy and community BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY KATERINA HOLMES When it comes to the classroom, and the wider world in general, both Black and queer history have suffered a great deal of erasure. Growing up, classes that addressed Black [….]

Checking in with the bisexual community

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9 Bisexuals on their awakenings, bi icons and the issues bi folks face BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY HANNAH BUSING Happy Bisexuality Awareness week! To celebrate, I wanted to check in with various members of the community on the bi-agenda. What’s your favourite thing about being bi? Malaika Kegode (she/her): The T-shirts. Just kidding. My [….]

Just a really cool list of meetups, groups and resources for bisexuals

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If you’re bi+ and looking to connect with the community, check out this list! BY DIVA STAFF Community is a key contributor towards a good state of mental wellbeing. Here are some awesome resources available to bisexuals within the UK. Whether you’re looking for crafts, workshops or mental health resources – there’s something for you [….]

Everything you need to know about Birmingham Pride 2021

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Featuring Cheryl, Sister Sledge, Bimini Bon Boulash and SO MANY MORE! #StrongerTogether BY DIVA STAFF We’re counting down the days until Birmingham Pride is back in our lives. And there’s not long to go now, bab! It’s all happening over the weekend of 25 and 26 September. This year’s celebrations promise to be bigger and [….]

WOMEN ON TOP: “It’s important that we make sure everyone feels seen, valued and respected”

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Lucy Smith from Mercer speaks to myGwork‘s Alim Kheraj about allyship, why LGBTQ+ equality must be discussed in the workplace and her role as co-chair of Mercer Pride UK BY MYGWORK Working in the world of finance was always on the cards for Lucy Smith. Growing up she used to see her dad, who was [….]