BOOKS: Florence Given wants to empower you

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The Instagram star and badass feminist talks to DIVA about her game-changing new book, Women Don’t Owe You Pretty BY GEORGIA BUTLER Florence Given is a vibration, a two-mile deep seismic wave here to thrust this world tits-first into the future. It is in this way that she is also a contradiction. For as much [….]

FROM THE VAULTS: My Dad Wrote A Porno

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We ask, is Belinda Blumenthal a feminist icon? BY CARRIE LYELL Here at DIVA HQ, we’re big fans of My Dad Wrote A Porno, a smash-hit comedy podcast which has grabbed more than 100 million of us by the cervix. The premise is simple: three friends – Jamie Morton, James Cooper and Alice Levine – [….]

FROM THE VAULTS: Bad and beyond

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Twenty years since it first hit our screens, Emma O’Brien on why Bad Girls was an intersectional feminist dream come true BY EMMA O’BRIEN Judging by friends’ responses, and the occasional over-animated Twitter debate, there’s a general consensus that the big moment in representation for queer teenagers in the late 90s was when we all [….]