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 [….]

Feel Good Club are providing coffee, food and support to Manchester locals throughout lockdown

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Run by wife-and-wife duo Kiera and Aimie, Feel Good Club is a coffee shop with a difference  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Manchester’s Wellbeing focussed café, Feel Good Club, opened their doors just before the tier three lockdown began in the city, and have continued to provide takeaway coffee, food, and support in what is one of [….]

Pandemic Passion: DIVA readers spill the tea

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From corona-cuffing to going poly mid-pandemic, we find out how Covid-19 is affecting queer women’s relationships BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE VIA BROADLY GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION  For our December issue, we asked you wonderful DIVA readers to tell us all your passion filled tales from the pandemic. Whether you U-Hauled with a stranger for your queerantine [….]

NEWS: Nicola Adams and Katya Jones forced to pull out of Strictly due to positive Covid test

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It’s official, we hate 2020 💔 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA BBC  After a historic move in this year’s Strictly Come Dancing, which saw the first ever same-sex pairing compete on the show, Nicola Adams and Katya Jones have now been forced to pull out due to Katya contracting Coronavirus.  The pair won’t be permitted [….]

SCREEN: 10 queer feel good films for lockdown 2.0

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Just what you need right now to put a smile on your face BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS You’ve had a bad day. You’ve had a bad week. You’ve had a bad year (hello, 2020!). Sometimes you just need a film that will distract you from the world and pick you back up again.  Get rid of that lockdown [….]

How Glitterbox stayed connected on social media during COVID-19

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One of the biggest global club nights refused to be beat by COVID-19, here’s their tips and tricks for keeping social media alive BY FACEBOOK One of the most ubiquitous club nights on the global circuit over the last few years, Glitterbox was born in Ibiza in 2014. An inclusive party that welcomes all to [….]

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 [….]