Want to win a ticket to Etheridge Island?

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Now is your chance! BY TEAM DIVA, IMAGE BY ETHERIDGE ISLAND Melissa Etheridge mega fans: brace yourselves. As part of our media partnership with Etheridge Island, Melissa’s week-long festival taking place in Mexico in from 30 August-5 September, we’re giving away a junior suite ocean view king room. That’s right, you heard us: king room. [….]

Primadonna festival 2022 features La Roux, Juno Dawson, Abi Morgan and many more

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This year’s programme is jam-packed full of inspiring creatives BY NIC CROSARA In 2019, the first Primadonna festival was held and featured the likes of Bernardine Evaristo, Elif Shafak and Luke Jennings. Since then the festival has gone on to grow and spotlight a wide range of creatives from the margins. Earlier this year, Primadonna [….]

In our DIVA exclusive interview, Melissa Etheridge talks about her journey to rock stardom

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“The only mission I’ve held onto and stood by is to be completely truthful in the moment” INTERVIEW BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY ELIZABETH MIRANDA Ahead of the groundbreaking new festival Etheridge Island, the iconic singer-songwriter has a heart-to-heart with Nic Crosara and reflects on her incredible life journey. Here’s your teaser for what she [….]

EVENTS: Stonewall Housing launch a fun-filled two day virtual festival

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House of Stonewall Festival will bring pure entertainment across the weekend to raise funds for homeless LGBTQI people BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Looking for some lockdown weekend plans? We’ve got you covered. Stonewall Housing have put together a full two days of live entertainment from a collection of fabulous LGBTQI artists and creatives from the House [….]

First set of LGBTQI stars participating in Mermaids DigiFest 2020 revealed

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LGBQTI celebs and allies will come together this weekend to show their support to the trans community BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA MERMAIDS UK So, you’re already excited for Mermaids DigiFest this weekend, right? Well, how about when you hear the wonderful line-up they’ve got up their sleeve… If you didn’t know: Trans charity Mermaids [….]

20 LGBTQI friendly music festivals for 2020 ⛺

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It’s never too early to start planning your queer summer fun… BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Every summer brings us a whole host of festivals packed with some of our favourite queer icons. Last year we saw Christine And The Queens headline All Points East, Janelle Monáe at Glastonbury and Celine Dion at British Summer Time. No [….]

Homotopia returns to Liverpool

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With some of the biggest LGBTQI names and emerging artists, this year’s festival is set to be 🌈🌈🌈 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE MARCUS HESSENBURG The UK’s largest and longest running LGBTQI arts and culture festival is back, people. Running across various venues in Liverpool from 1-10 November 2019, Homotopia is breathing a breath of fresh [….]