Saski Singer: “Lesbian visibility makes me feel united”

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Pride host and LGBTQI+ educator Saski writes about the importance of role models and #LesbianDayOfVisibility BY SASKI SINGER I wonder when I became visible as a lesbian to the outside world. Was it whilst hosting at a Pride, delivering LGBTQI+ training in schools, singing on stage, becoming a mum or even cutting my hair really [….]

12 gorgeously queer Valentine’s cards to make your sweetheart swoon

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It’s time to get adorable BY ROXY BOURDILLON  Struggling to find the perfect V-Day card for that special someone? Stress no more, because we’ve rounded up the best queertastic love notelets for you to choose from. Let the romancing commence! 1. The Lady, The Tramp And The Superhero Power Couple. £3.25, ProyectoAlegria SPONSORED CONTENT Transfer your debt to a card with [….]

Claire Skinner: Teaching empowered me to create change

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Claire Skinner, co-chair of Mercer Pride and Head of UK Fiduciary Content and Delivery, talks to myGwork’s Louise Sinnerton about her experience in the classroom Claire started working at Mercer straight after graduating, and was always out at work. She’d bring her partner to social events, although she wasn’t someone that shouted about her sexuality: “I [….]

Introducing DIVA’s Emerging Voices

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Want to be a guest book reviewer for DIVA? Read on… As the arts pages in print media shrink and unpaid opportunities proliferate, it’s getting harder and harder for talented reviewers from marginalised backgrounds to get a foot in the door. The annual VIDA review looking at the number of female writers being reviewed and [….]

The ultimate playlist for lez/bi women

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Emily Bashforth handpicks her favourite tracks for girls who like girls BY EMILY BASHFORTH  Music is a wonderful form of emotional expression and is somewhere members of the LGBTQ+ community can find comfort. Members of the LGBTQ+ community and allies produce relatable songs about the struggles an LGBTQ+ individual may face or simply switch up the gender pronouns in your [….]