Roxx Revolt & The Velvets on David Bowie, representation and the future of rock music

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Roxx Revolt & The Velvets are your new favourite band BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY JESI CASON With singles from Run for Cover to King Revolt to Supersonica Girl, Roxx Revolt & The Velvets are taking over the sonic highways with their rebellious message. Their new single, Get High, is out now. I caught up [….]

A GLAAD study has found that LGBTQI representation on TV is at an all-time high

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Bisexual representation has increased, and lesbians form the highest percentage of LGBTQI characters. Yay! BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION/ZACHARY DRUCKER In conducting its annual Where We Are On TV report, GLAAD has found that almost 12% of regularly appearing characters across all broadcast networks are LGBTQI. Tracking LGBTQI representation across broadcast, [….]

Meet DIVA’s new junior staff writer, Nic Crosara

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Nic Crosara opens up about their hopes for this next chapter BY NIC CROSARA Greetings Earthlings! My name’s Nic, I’m excited to be starting this new chapter at DIVA. I’ve been writing stories since I was three but I began my journalism journey in 2018 when I reviewed Dirty Computer. I have since frequently covered [….]

OPINION: Motherland: Fort Salem fans deserves better than another premature cancellation

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“This show is important to its queer audience because it is literally changing lives” BY EMANUELA, IMAGES BY FREEFORM Representation on television matters. It helps shape how we are viewed by our society and by ourselves. It shows we have a place in the world, and it truly changes lives. Many networks claim queer allyship, [….]

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Heather Peace joins the cast of EastEnders in a groundbreaking moment for #WLW representation

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Buckle up DIVAs, because EastEnders is about to become queer as hell BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY TALIE ROSE EIGELAND In an incredible turn of events, DIVA favourite Heather Peace is set to join the cast of the iconic BBC soap EastEnders. Heather is most notable for her roles in BBC One’s Waterloo Road, Emmerdale, London’s Burning and Lip Service, [….]

NEWS: How Vodafone Spain took a powerful stand against homophobia

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When people complained about their inclusive new advert, they decided “enough is enough” BY DIVA STAFF Earlier this year Vodafone Spain premiered their heartwarming and wonderfully inclusive new advert. The ad features a young girl using Vodafone’s home security system as an ingenious way to come out to her parents. It’s so important to see [….]