Sue Sanders: “Pandemic or no pandemic, the work to make LGBT+ people visible is still crucial”

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This Lesbian Visibility Week the chair of Schools OUT UK and co-founder of LGBT+ History Month emphasises the importance of “educating out prejudice” BY SUE SANDERS, IMAGE BY SHARON MCCUTCHEON FOR PEXELS It was with great surprise and pride that I received the Rainbow Honours Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019. Having worked with Schools OUT [….]

BOOKS: Eye To Eye: Portraits of Lesbians is available now for pre-order

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The first openly lesbian photography book is set for reissue with contributions from Tee Corinne, Lola Flash and Lori Lindsey  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGES BY JOAN E. BIREN One of the most revolutionary and ground-breaking books of our time, Eye To Eye: Portraits Of Lesbians by JEB (Joan E. Biren) is set for re-issue next [….]

Angela Eagle: It’s A Sin is an evocative reminder of bleak times

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This LGBT History Month, the MP for Wallasey reflects on how much has changed since she entered parliament almost 30 years ago BY ANGELA EAGLE, IMAGE BEN BLACKALL/CHANNEL 4 Hit Channel 4 drama It’s A Sin is an evocative reminder of bleak times for those of us who lived through the HIV/Aids epidemic and the [….]

CHARITY: Just Like Us make free LGBTQI home learning resources available online

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The LGBTQI charity are making home learning more inclusive this LGBT History Month BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Kicking off LGBT History Month with some great news, Just Like Us, the UK’s LGBTQI young people’s charity have made free home learning resources available on their website. The resources can be used by parents at home during lockdown [….]

Connecting The Letters: A new campaign from House Of Pride

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To mark the start of their new letter writing campaign for LGBT History Month, co-founders Lu and Alex pen a missive to DIVA readers BY HOUSE OF PRIDE Dear Diary DIVA Let me ask you something.  When was the last time you wrote a letter?  I don’t mean one of those Business back-and-forths, I’m talking about a [….]

Here’s who we’re celebrating this LGBT History Month!

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Take a look at DIVA’s LGBTQI heroes for #LGBTHM21 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Happy LGBT History Month! Time to break out the rainbow bunting for a dazzling start to the queer calendar as we celebrate LGBTQI lives and culture in order to challenge prejudice and build equality. Every February here in the UK is a time [….]