Mel C, Bimini Bon Boulash and Jodie Harsh confirmed for 2022’s LGBT+ Music Festival

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Taking place in Porto, this year’s edition is set to be one hell of a party 🍾 BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGES BY LGBT+ MUSIC FESTIVAL Fabulous news, DIVAs! The LGBT+ Music Festival is set to return from 1-3 July 2022, and the line-up is star-studded. Featuring Iggy Azalea, Melanie C, Little Boots, Sammy Jo (Scissor [….]

Lorraine Kelly affirms her supports for trans rights: “Trans women are women; trans men are men”

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Lorraine won Awesome Ally of the Year at the 2021 DIVA Awards BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE VIA LORRAINE KELLY ON INSTAGRAM Appearing on The Vanity Project podcast this week, journalist and television presenter Lorraine Kelly has reaffirmed her support for trans rights. Stating “I think that trans women are women and trans men are men”, [….]

The Cocoa Butter Club is seeking out new melanated LGBTQI talent

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Ready for an event that spotlights and celebrates fresh new performers? BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY THE COCOA BUTTER CLUB The Cocoa Butter Club was founded in 2016, sparked by the amount of cultural appropriation, lack of diversity and other limitations of the cabaret scene. This award winning collective has been on a mission to [….]

Drag performer Lilly Snatchdragon talks The Grotteaux, problematic south-east Asian stereotypes and her engagement

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“I developed Lilly as a western stereotype of south-east Asian women” BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY CAPTURED BY CORINNE Co-founder of pan-Asian drag collective The Bitten Peach and talent showcase LADS, Lilly Snatchdragon is taking the drag world by storm. Exploring her south-east Asian heritage through comedic tropes, Lilly is pointing out both systemic racism [….]

Victoria Scone: “Let’s go lesbians! Let’s go!”

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In our November issue the Drag Race legend spills the afternoon T. Category is… celesbian royalty! INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY GUY LEVY, BBC/WORLD OF WONDER Readers, grab your purses and prepare to read about the fabulous Victoria Scone. The drag queen made herstory this year as the first cisgender female drag queen to [….]

UK Hun? 6 drag performers you need to follow on Instagram right now

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Drag up your life, DIVAs! 🌈 BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE VIA APPLE DERRIERES ON INSTAGRAM Calling all Drag Race superfans! Since September’s premiere of season three of Drag Race UK, drag discourse has been at an all-time high. We love our Victoria Scones, Scarlett Harletts and Vanity Milans, but it’s important to celebrate drag performers [….]

Pole The Other One: A virtual event with an all-star line-up, raising emergency funds for sex workers

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Join Desiree Burch, Fern Brady and an all-star comedy, pole dancing and drag line-up 17 December  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Dominatrix-turned-comedy star Desiree Burch will be headlining an online star-studded line-up of comedy, pole dancing and drag to raise emergency funds for UK sex workers whose livelihoods have been damaged by Covid-19.  Joining Desiree on the [….]