NEWS: Vodafone announces a global commitment to supporting all employees during menopause

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Vodafone has made a game-changing new dedication to employees to mark International Women’s Day 2021 BY DIVA STAFF To celebrate International Women’s Day 2021, Vodafone has announced a new global commitment to ensure that all employees are supported during the menopause. In keeping with this year’s IWD theme of #ChooseToChallenge, the company is challenging the [….]

Looking for a virtual event to celebrate International Women’s Day?

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Join this event for poetry, performances and presentations in line this with this year’s #ChooseToChallenge theme 🔥 BY DIVA STAFF In keeping with the International Women’s Day 2021 theme #ChooseToChallenge, we have the perfect International Women’s Day event for you. Starting at 6pm this evening, this virtual event organised by LelmEducation will incorporate a diverse programme of [….]

International Women’s Day: Ella Grace drops an empowering ode to womanhood

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With new single She Looked Like Me, Ella Grace is striving to make women feel seen and cherished ✨  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Happy International Women’s Day! There’s no better day than today to blast some incredible tunes by the women who are leading the way in music. Here at DIVA, we’ll be blasting the new [….]

International Women’s Day: DIVA meets akt charity founder

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Cath Hall MBE tells DIVA all about her journey to becoming one of the UK’s most influential activists for queer youth WORDS BY BEX SHORUNKE, ILLUSTRATION BY JESSICA SHARVILLE In the spirit of International Women’s Day, we took the opportunity to spotlight one of the country’s most instrumental straight ally activists for LGBTQI rights – [….]

Why we love Mademoiselle Mapuin: The bisexual, sword-fighting singer of the 17th century

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Just Like Us ambassador Sophie Cundall shares her bisexual icon with DIVA for International Women’s Day BY SOPHIE CUNDALL Picture the scene: a costume ball, think Bridgerton but a century or two prior, transported across the channel to France. Dresses swish in time with throbbing violins, playing the music du jour. A couple appear, centre [….]

NEWS: Gaydio will go all female, all day to mark International Women’s Day 2021

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Make sure you tune in on Monday for an all female DJ takeover 🎙️ BY DIVA STAFF, IMAGE VIA ISTOCK Not sure how you’re going to be celebrating International Women’s Day on Monday? Well, we’ve got just the thing. On Monday 8 March, Gaydio will feature an all-female line up to celebrate International Women’s Day [….]

IN OTHER NEWS: 10 days of connection, self-acceptance and empowerment at SheFest

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“SheFest facilitates a space for all of us to investigate our own intersectional identities, while connecting with others like us” BY JOANNA KAMAL. ABOVE: MUNROE BERGDORF AT SHEFEST 2020 It’s International Women’s Day and I am surrounded by women and non-binary people in a large lecture hall waiting for Munroe Bergdorf to appear. She’s late [….]