MUSIC: Arlo Parks on self care, queer icons and her debut album

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The 20-year-old star on the rise opened up to Sophie Griffiths for the February issue of DIVA BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY ALEX KURUNIS If you turned on the radio just once last year, you’re probably already familiar with Arlo Parks and her silky smooth vocals. She’s been labelled the voice of a generation, collaborated [….]

The DIVA Interviews: Cocoon cast members interviewed by Saski

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Saski sits down with the cast of Cocoon for more insight into the new queer coming-of-age film on everyone’s radar BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS To celebrate the release of Cocoon, we have something very special up our sleeves for you.  DIVA Interview host Saski sat down with Lena Urzendowsky (Nora) and Anna Lena Klenke (Jule) and [….]

The DIVA Interviews: Join our Facebook community for exclusive chats

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Hosted by Saski and Char Bailey, The DIVA Interviews will link up with LGBTQI legends weekly BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Following the success of The Riley Interviews during lockdown, DIVA has now launched The DIVA Interviews – a space for weekly exclusive chats with some our lovely friends and supporters.  Join us in the Facebook DIVA Community every [….]

DIVA COMMUNITY: In conversation with Eleanor Morgan

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Eleanor Morgan joins Polly Shute for an exclusive interview in our Facebook community BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS DIVA has launched a series of DIVA Community exclusive and live Zoom chats with some of our lovely friends and supporters called #TheRileyInterviews. Tomorrow (17 November) at 8pm as part of the series, Polly Shute will be hosting guest spot where she [….]

Meet Ellie Prohan, the queer DJ smashing stereotypes

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Ellie Prohan chats to DIVA all about living her authentic life as a queer DJ  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Ellie Prohan’s DJ career has blossomed in recent years, whisking her away on tours across the UK and beyond. But what happens when a global pandemic gets in the way of all that?  During lockdown, Ellie started her popular [….]

DIVA COMMUNITY: In conversation with Iszi Lawrence

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Iszi Lawrence joins Polly Shute for an exclusive interview in our Facebook community BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS DIVA has launched a series of DIVA Community exclusive and live Zoom chats with some of our lovely friends and supporters called #TheRileyInterviews. Next Wednesday (4 November) at 8pm as part of the series, Polly Shute will be hosting guest spot where [….]

CELEB: Lizzo opens up about representation, friendship and body positivity

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“Inclusivity is what my message is always about. I’m glad that this conversation is being included in the mainstream narrative.” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Whenever a new interview with Lizzo appears, we know we’re gonna be treated to some wise words of wisdom and be left feeling good as hell after we follow [….]