DON’T MISS: Love And Rage

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UK Black Pride’s epic 2021 event is broadcasting live this weekend BY DIVA STAFF, IMAGE VIA UK BLACK PRIDE We’re incredibly excited about UK Black Pride’s 2021 event, Love and Rage, taking place this weekend. Tune into the live online broadcast to catch amazing performances from some of the best artists around, including headliner Afroswing [….]

Phyll Opoku-Gyimah: “Our visibility is our power”

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The award-winning activist speaks exclusively to DIVA INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY KATE HOLDERNESS Our extra special May issue has not one, but four fabulous cover stars. Among them is extraordinary activist, co-founder and executive director of UK Black Pride and executive director of Kaleidoscope Trust, Phyll Opoku-Gyimah. Lady Phyll on… The lesbians of [….]

Say hello to our gorgeous, super collectible May issue!

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Featuring Sandi Toksvig, Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, Liz Carr and Bethany Black BY DIVA STAFF, COVER IMAGE BY KATE HOLDERNESS Out just in time for Lesbian Visibility Week, this extra special edition of DIVA boasts not one, not two, but four iconic cover stars, lovingly illustrated by Kate Holderness. Feast your eyes on broadcasting legend Sandi Toksvig, [….]

Kaleidoscope Trust: An inside look at the charity supporting LGBTQI activists around the world

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What is Kaleidoscope Trust and what do they do? Executive Director Phyll Opoku-Gyimah gives us a peek behind the scenes BY PHYLL OPOKU-GYIMAH As the Executive Director of Kaleidoscope Trust I have had the pleasure of meeting the most amazing human rights defenders who risk their lives and work tiredly to fight for their rights [….]

Say hello to DIVA’s guest editor…

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Don’t miss our special February issue, guest edited by the incredible Phyll Opoku-Gyimah BY PHYLL OPOKU-GYIMAH “Four hundred years as an endangered species has taught most of us that if we intend to live, we had better become fast learners.” – Audre Lorde One of the truths of this moment, if not its most profound [….]

NEWS: Lady Phyll, Munroe Bergdorf and Bernardine Evaristo named in 100 Great Black Britons list

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Key Black LGBTQI individuals celebrated in the 100 Great Black Britons as Black History Month begins BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS In order to mark the first day of Black History Month 2020, the 100 Great Black Britons list has been announced today, featuring some huge LGBTQI names.  The list is the brainchild of Windrush campaigner Patrick [….]

DIVA COMMUNITY: In conversation with Phyll Opoku-Gyimah for #TheRileyInterviews series

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Joining Linda Riley via Zoom in the DIVA Community tonight is the iconic activist Lady Phyll  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Last week, DIVA launched a series of DIVA Community exclusive and live Zoom chats with some of our lovely friends and supporters called #TheRileyInterviews.  Tonight (17 June) at 8pm as part of the series, Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, Executive Director of [….]