MUSIC: Janelle Monáe’s new single is a fight for voting rights

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Turntables is aimed at fighting for voting rights and will feature in new documentary All In: The Fight For Democracy  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Janelle Monáe is back with a brand new single, aimed at fighting for voting rights. The powerful track has been released ahead of its feature in the upcoming Amazon [….]

FASHION: Why we love Janelle Monáe’s style

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The liberating style icon we’ve always needed BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Since bursting onto the music scene in 2007, Janelle Monáe has done nothing but impress. An artistic powerhouse with killer fashion sense, she simultaneously fills us with envy and inspires us to try new things when it comes to style. Well-known for [….]

Janelle Monáe will teach you all about sex in new Netflix show

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Sex, Explained is the new Netflix docuseries narrated by the one and only Janelle Monáe BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM We haven’t even reached the end of 2019, and already 2020 is promising us some very exciting and sexy stuff.  A new docuseries, narrated by singer and all round queer legend, Janelle Monáe is [….]

Five legendary music videos featuring queer artists of colour 🌈

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A gift from DIVA to you: watch and love these music vids by queer artists of colour BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGES VIA INSTAGRAM Surely we can’t be the only ones who spend our spare time falling down the YouTube hole of queer music videos… If you can relate, we’re providing you with a little list [….]

Five things Janelle Monáe just taught us about gender and sexuality

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“There’s so much pressure on young people to choose an identity… it’s like ‘how?’” WORDS BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM @JANELLEMONAE Gay klaxon sound: Janelle Monáe has spoken to Them about all things gender and sexuality. Even louder gay klaxon sound: Lizzo interviewed her. What’s not to love? View this post on Instagram Introducing [….]