MUSICAL: The Red Side Of The Moon

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If you could have everything you ever dreamed of, but had to hide who you were, would you still want it? BY ZOE WOODRUFF New musical The Red Side Of The Moon, playing from 12-17 July in Covent Garden, attempts to unpick this very question. In a pre-twitter, pre-instagram, pre-companies-jumping-on-the-Pride-bandwagon-to-make-a-pretty-penny world, the central characters in [….]

What is the Lesbian Masterdoc everyone is talking about and why does it matter? 

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DIVA takes a deep dive into this viral sensation BY MARTINE HESS Praised by young women questioning their attraction to men, the Am I a Lesbian Masterdoc is a helpful tool dedicated to dismantling compulsory heterosexuality. This is far from the basic “Am I gay?” quiz.  Chances are that, sometime over the past year, you [….]

“Sex is good but…?” asks Namoro in their new single 

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The latest track lives up to their experimental and transgressive reputation WORDS MARTINE HESS, IMAGE VALENTIN CURTET French duo Namoro has released a new single that invites you to move your body to an exploration of the meaning of sex and its role in society.  Namoro exists in the spaces where magnetic poetry, powerful rhythms [….]

dodie reveals her saucy side in the video for new single I Kissed Someone (It Wasn’t You)

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We see a different side to the singer-songwriter in the music video for her latest single BY HARRIET ARGENT Dodie Clark, better known as singer-songwriter dodie, has released the video for I Kissed Someone (It Wasn’t You), the latest single from her forthcoming debut album Build A Problem, due to be released on 7 May.  [….]

Queer Culture Club: The digital space for lockdown-friendly fun

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DIVA meets the London based collective for queer women and non-binary folk 🏳️‍🌈 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Starting with just six people and a WhatsApp group, Queer Culture Club has quickly become one of the best digital hang-out spots for LGBTQI women and non-binary folk. Now creeping up to 6,000 followers on Instagram, the club offers [….]

NEWS: Horse McDonald’s portrait added to Scotland’s National Art Collection

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A new portrait of the iconic singer-songwriter can be viewed at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY JONATHAN PHANG Today brings the news that a compelling oil painting of legendary lesbian singer-songwriter, Horse McDonald, will enter Scotland’s national collection and go on display at the heart of the Scottish National Portrait [….]

EVENTS: Aké Arts & Book Festival 2020 kicks off today!

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Here’s our top picks from this four day celebration of creativity in Africa BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Now in its eighth year, Aké Arts & Book Festival has brought over 700 artists, writers, poets, musicians, dancers, filmmakers, actors, filmmakers and thinkers together to dialogue and celebrate creativity on the African continent through panel discussions, art exhibitions, [….]