Our survey says: DIVA launches new research into the lives of women loving women đź—Ł

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“Make sure our voices are heard, set the agenda, and change the conversation in a positive, meaningful way” BY DIVA STAFF The biggest ever piece of research into the lives of women loving women (WLW) launches today, addressing the specific needs of LGBTQI women like never before.  TAKE THE SURVEY for a chance to win [….]

6 ways to spend Valentine’s Day (when you don’t do Valentine’s Day)

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Be your own Galentine đź’• BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE  Ah, Valentine’s Day. I’ve already seen three lots of people rushing around, a bunch of roses pressed protectively against their chests, each with a look of mild worry in their eyes – did they only just remember? Have they got more than one Valentine to squeeze into [….]

The hidden lesbian love story in Pride And Prejudice

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Playwright Isobel McArthur on her adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride And Prejudice and the lesbian love story in this beloved novel BY CARRIE LYELL AND FELICITAS SOPHIE VAN LAAK When Isobel McArthur first graduated from drama school, the choice of roles she could audition for was limited. Consequently, she began to write her own relatable, [….]

The L Word: Generation Q – new cast announcement full of diverse, queer characters

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Latest cast announcement features four exciting new characters, adding diversity and visibility to the show BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS If you thought we had already been blessed enough with The L Word cast announcements, you were wrong! Today brings great news as four new characters, several of whom will be played by queer women, are set [….]

10 androgynous babes you should probably follow on Instagram right now

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Need some andro style inspo? Follow these lovely folk for some seriously fluid fashion… BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE  If, like me, you were born without the natural ability to dress yourself but aspire to achieve a look that leans towards andro/tomboy (see the May 2019 issue for more #androstyleinspo in print). Or, if you’re super femme one day, [….]

Dustan Lance Black, George Takei and Owen Jones among those backing #GWithTheT

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Labour’s lead LGBTQI adviser calls for show of solidarity from gay, male community BY DIVA STAFF Labour’s lead LGBTQI advisor, Anthony Watson, has issued an open letter backed by high profile personalities in an attempt to unite gay men in solidarity with the trans community.  The equality tsar’s rallying cry comes as Stonewall, Britain’s leading [….]