ONLINE EVENT: Join DIVA for the MERMAID watch party on 15 September

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Introducing the award-winning short film by Fia Perera BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY HER MOVIES Fellow movie buff, are you in the need for a queer movie night in? 15 September promises to be an engaging evening, so save the date! Join Dawn Fields, Fia Perera, Debra Wooton, Susie Green, Hilliard Guess and DIVA’s very [….]

DIVA Dining: Come dine with us next Saturday?

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Join our very own lesbro and professional TV chef, Jonathan Phang, for a fun and informative cookery lesson BY DIVA STAFF Was your pancake day a bit of a flop? Are you still mastering the art of quarantine cooking? Well, fear not! We have an exclusive cookery lesson with our very own lesbro Jonathan Phang [….]

Trans In The City: Let’s educate, demonstrate and celebrate trans lives

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“The misrepresentation must end. The media bullying, the stereotyping, the deaths must end. And they will” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS. IMAGE TRANS IN THE CITY. On Trans Day Of Remembrance 2019, DIVA went along to Trans In The City, a very special event in London with the aim of reminding us why it’s so important to [….]

REVIEW: k.d. lang at Hammersmith Apollo

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“As long as k.d. keeps parading her talents for the world to see, we butches have a role model” BY LINDA RILEY Since k.d. lang first burst on to the international scene after performing at the winter Olympics closing ceremony in 1988, the Canadian singer-songwriter has held a special place in the hearts of lez/bi [….]

Who’s playing the DIVA Women’s Stage at Pride In London?

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Looking for an inclusive and welcoming space especially for women and non binary folk this Pride? BY RACHEL BADHAM. IMAGE PRIDE IN LONDON 2018 This year, Pride In London will once again host the DIVA Women’s Stage – a stage dedicated to fabulous women and non binary artists! What’s more, it’s also completely free and [….]

In the face of discrimination

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On IDAHOBIT, Anisa Easterbrook learns about LGBTQI rights in Poland BY ANISA EASTERBROOK Today marks International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia or, the shortened catchier version that you’ll see trending on Twitter which has absolutely nothing to do with The Lord Of The Rings – IDAHOBIT. This day was created in 2004 to [….]

Women and non-binary people come together at this year’s akt charity Youth Conference

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Building a stronger community with the UK’s leading LGBTQI youth homelessness charity 🌈🏠 BY CHARLIE JORDIN. IMAGE SADIE SINNER BY CLAIRE LEACH One in four young people at risk of homelessness identify as LGBTQI – and 40% of the young people the UK’s youth homelessness charity, akt, work with, identify as female. As the new [….]