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 [….]

How the language we use to speak about LGBTQI communities is changing…

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“Queer” tops vote at Transport For London’s panel event on the ways in which language surrounding identity is shifting BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS This February, Transport For London (TfL) held their LGBT History Month event with TfL staff network group, OUTbound. Consisting of a panel opening up the “hot topic” discussion on the ways language used [….]

Bang Bang Romeo’s Anastasia Walker chats coming out, Ru Paul’s Drag Race and Sofar Sounds

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“Growing up it was me, myself and I – I didn’t have any role models; I had to have that belief in myself BY EMILY EATON A “global community creating intimate gigs for artists and music lovers” Sofar Sounds is – if you haven’t already been – a bloody great way to spend an evening. It’s an [….]