#WLW icons Kate McKinnon and Ariana DeBose are totally hilarious in this Sappho-themed SNL sketch

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The pair have brought the legendary lines of The Poetess to one of the biggest shows in the US BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE VIA ARIANA DEBOSE ON INSTAGRAM To mark the first episode of the year, queer icons Kate McKinnon and Ariana DeBose have collaborated on a fabulously gay sketch for Saturday Night Live (SNL). [….]

Love After Lockdown: Lesbian dating in a straight bar

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There’s still something about queer women that arouses an aggressive sexual undercurrent from some heterosexual men BY THE CHEEKY CHARMER, IMAGE BY LOS MUERTOS CREW VIA PEXELS I meet Saskia for date two and it’s clear from the start, things are electric. Our hands brush as we walk into the bar and we both feel [….]

Six sapphic romance novels you should add to your summer reading list right now

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Whether you’re (finally) going on holiday or just relaxing in your back garden, these reads are perfect for a sunny afternoon BY POLLY ANGELOVA As the famous Grease song goes, summer lovin’ does happen so fast, especially if you’re the main character in a romance novel. What’s more exciting, however, is that the past couple [….]

Ahead Of The Curve: A remarkable tribute to a remarkable woman

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Linda Riley meets Franco Stevens, founder and publisher of Curve  BY LINDA RILEY Rarely am I blown away in an interview but talking to Franco Stevens, founder of Curve magazine, I found myself sometimes speechless thinking about the uncanny parallels of our lives as publishers of lesbian magazines. I’m interviewing Franco about her new film [….]

Jazz And Dice: A new lesbian radio drama full of heart

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“It’s based on my first experience of falling in love and delves into the complexities of coming to terms with your sexuality while being hopelessly in love” ILLUSTRATION BY ISOBEL PLATT Jazz And Dice is a warm and witty new BBC Radio 4 drama about family, love and secretly dating your best friend. We’ve all [….]

Resurrection: The hot new track from Toya Delazy’s upcoming album

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“The song is about reclaiming myself, my spirit and roots, and more generally in a post lockdown world, the global rebirth, AKA we’re all going to be party animals” BY DIVA STAFF East London artist Toya Delazy draws upon her South African heritage in her new release Resurrection, the first single from her upcoming EP Afrorave Vol. 1 released [….]

Want to know how to get over a breakup? Ask a lesbian

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Comedian, podcaster and writer Rosie Wilby introduces her brand new book, The Breakup Monologues BY ROSIE WILBY My new book The Breakup Monologues, based very loosely on my podcast of the same name, is out today. The book includes a chapter about my peculiar experience of participating in a “sex lab” investigating queer female desire [….]