New study explores social impact of COVID-19 on the LGBTQI+ community

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โ€œWhen mental health and social isolation already disproportionately affects our community, itโ€™s vital that we listen to those who are most vulnerable” BY SOPHIE PERRY A new snapshot study completed by LGBTQI+ community research Queer Voices Heard delves into the social impact of the coronavirus pandemic on LGBTQI+ people.  The study, which was undertaken between [….]

COME TOGETHER: DIVA create online community to bring lez/bi women together during COVID-19

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“Our digital doors are wide open” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE “Hey, DIVA family. Welcome to our new digital hangout, a safe space to meet, chat and collaborate,” begins the new Facebook-based, DIVA Community, launched as a way of bringing the lez/bi community closer together amid everything that’s happening in the world right now. “In these uncertain [….]

NEWS: Prides across the UK continue to be postponed or cancelled

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“According to the European Pride Organisers Association, at least 23 Pride events have been cancelled or postponed” BY GRACE PRITCHARD The spread of COVID-19 has sent shock waves internationally, and with world famous events โ€“ including the BFI Flare LGBTIQ+ Film Festival, Glastonbury and Eurovision โ€“ and smaller, community gatherings being cancelled every day, the summer [….]

Want to get your body moving (but don’t know where to start?)

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We’ve got you covered with these LGBTQI-friendly sports clubs and communities ๐ŸŽพโšฝ๏ธ๐Ÿ€โšพ๏ธ BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE GODISABLE JACOB. With spring just around the corner, the sun making the odd (gleefully welcomed) appearance here and there, and that light March breeze, now is a ๐Ÿ’ฏ time to pick up a new sport. First off, you’re not [….]