Hailie Sahar: “You are flawlessly created”

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The star of POSE and Sir Lady Java opens up to DIVA about the women who shaped her life INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY KEM WEST Hailie Sahar is beloved by many for her role of Lulu Abundance on the game-changing show POSE. In our October issue Hailie talks to DIVA editor Roxy Bourdillon [….]

Confessional: An intimate interview with Janet Devlin

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“I wrote poetry rather than songs, it took the pressure off. I can’t write when I’m in survival mode” BY SAMANTHA GRIERSON, IMAGE BY CLAIRE BROWN In a grey and uninspiring room, I met with Janet Devlin. She’s pre performance and taking time out before she takes the stage for the third night of her Confessional tour, [….]

FILM: Juliet

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“In countries like Russia it is almost impossible to live if you are a transgender person” BY DIVA STAFF Juliet follows the story of a transgender teenager’s dream to play Juliet in her school play, Romeo & Juliet. This brilliant short has been a hit at film festivals, including the Oscar-qualifying AFI Fest 2020 and [….]

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 [….]