EVENTS: A queer, 80s-themed extravaganza raising money for LGBTQI youth? We’re in.

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Celebrate akt’s 30th birthday with queer party legends Sink The Pink BY ALICIA PRYZSIENIAK Celebrating 30 years of safer homes and better futures for LGBTQI youth, akt, the UK’s LGBTQI youth homelessness charity, are back with their biggest event yet!  Produced by drag royalty Sink The Pink and hosted at the incredible TROXY venue in [….]

DIVA X Gay’s The Word: In Kate Charlesworth’s Shoes

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EVENT: In Conversation with Kate Charlesworth, author and illustrator of Sensible Footwear: A Girl’s Guide On October 24 2019, DIVA magazine teams up with London’s legendary LGBTQI bookshop Gay’s The Word to present an evening with author and cartoonist, Kate Charlesworth. Recently long-listed for the Portico Prize, Kate’s graphic memoir Sensible Footwear: A Girl’s Guide [….]

How To Be Amazingly Happy!

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DIVA talks happiness, reinvention and childlessness with performer, theatre-maker and director Victoria Firth BY FELICITAS SOPHIE VAN LAAK After running the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield for 12 years, Victoria Firth has returned to her ambition to act. Her autobiographical solo show, How To Be Amazingly Happy!, deals with social and personal perceptions of childless [….]

OPINION: Yes, I’m bisexual. No, I will not have a threesome with you

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“They seem to assume that we have a WhatsApp group of other bisexual women who are thirsty for some action. We don’t” BY ABIGOLIAH SCHAMAUN I’ve been with my boyfriend for close to five years now. And being out of the dating scene has some advantages, as we all know. I don’t have to wade [….]

LCR Pride Foundation launches new youth zone

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Check out the dedicated space for LGBTQI youth at Pride In Liverpool 2019 🏳️‍🌈 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE ANDREW BEDWIN Pride In Liverpool is set to take to the streets this weekend (26-28 July 2019), and this year the event will feature a dedicated safe space for young people (aged under 25) where they can [….]

Come as you are, Liverpool

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The 411 on this year’s Pride In Liverpool… BY RACHEL BADHAM. IMAGE IAN MCMANUS On Sunday 27 July 2019, Liverpool’s annual Pride festival is back and more queerlicious than ever! The free festival will be held at the Tithebarn Street site in Liverpool’s city centre and Pride goers will also invited join the city’s March [….]

Bristol Pride is back, folks

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Spice Girl Mel C x queer collective Sink The Pink help Bristol celebrate their 10 year anniversary BY RACHEL BADHAM. IMAGE BRISTOL PRIDE 2018 BY NEIL JAMES BRAIN Bristol Pride is back for it’s 10th year – and it’s bigger and better than ever! From the 1-14 of July 2019, the southwest-shaped city of Bristol [….]