SCREEN: DIVA Box Office screens Donut short movies

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Two brand new lesbian short dramas will air on DIVA Box Office this week BY DIVA BOX OFFICE Take Me Back and Dancing Alone, both written and directed by queer filmmaker Jane Marlow who also stars as the lead role in each film, will air on DIVA Box Office this week.  The two short films [….]

CELEB: Kristen Stewart opens up about the pressure of being an LGBTQI role model

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“I was a kid, and I felt personally affronted” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS When the news that Kristen Stewart would be starring in a queer Christmas film came, we were already mentally preparing ourself for the press that would come with it. Would K Stew open up more about her queer identity?  We can confirm, she [….]

NEWS: Queer Britain calls on the LGBTQI community and its allies to make history

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The charity aims to share an Open Letter with the UK’s first national LGBTQI+ museum to represent the community  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS In partnership with the Levi’s brand and Post Office, Queer Britain, the charity working to establish the UK’s first national LGBTQI museum, is calling on the queer community and its allies to share [….]

NEWS: Nicola Adams’ Strictly Come Dancing partner revealed

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In what will be Strictly’s first ever same-sex dance pairing, Nicola Adams and Katya Jones have reportedly joined forces  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS We couldn’t have been more excited when we found out just last month that lesbian athlete Nicola Adams would be making history as one half of the first ever same-sex pairing to take [….]

Black queer women and non-binary people we’re celebrating this Black History Month

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Here’s 25 of our favourite Black LGBTQI icons changing the game in 2020 ✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Happy Black History Month! Every October it’s an important time to not only look back at Black History, but also to look forward and celebrate the here and now. To shine a light on the individuals who have made [….]

NEWS: Lesbian TV boss leaves Netflix

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Is Hollywood culling its LGBTQI top executives? OPINION PIECE – BY DIVA PUBLISHER LINDA RILEY After 18 years with entertainment giant Netflix, the company’s VP of Original Content has left the company in a dramatic shake up which has left Hollywood reeling. In a famously conservative industry, Cindy Holland was far and away the most [….]

NEWS: Hundreds of viewers complain to the BBC regarding a same-sex kiss shown on The Next Step

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Cleo and Jules shared a kiss on Canadian teen drama The Next Step on CBBC, leading to hundreds of complaints  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA YOUTUBE In what came as a monumental move forward for the CBBC last month, a teenage drama The Next Step showed the first kiss between two teenage girls falling in [….]