The DIVA Power List has arrived!

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Meet the 100 trailblazers changing the game for LGBTQI representation BY DIVA STAFF It’s finally arrived! The DIVA Power List celebrates LGBTQI women and non-binary people across screen, music, sport and more, and this year, we’ve selected 100 fabulous trailblazers doing their bit for our community. Launching in connection with #LesbianVisibilityWeek (Monday 25 April-Sunday 1 [….]

Women on Top: Visibility as a catalyst for change

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Jane Steed, Business Operations Manager at Capgemini, talks about visibility and why it is still so key in and outside of the workplace BY MYGWORK, IMAGES BY JANE STEED Jane founded Capgemini’s LGBTQ+ network, OUTfront, back in 2009 and has been at the forefront of pushing the group forwards, both in the UK and across [….]

COMMUNITY: Cardiff Women celebrate their 10 year anniversary

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Amy Richards shares her experience of forming Cardiff Women, a hugely successful LGBTQI social group BY AMY RICHARDS Just over 10 years ago I was sitting alone in my room, thinking there must be other gay women in Cardiff who wanted to meet up to do normal things like go for a walk, have a [….]

FILM: Isis Davis on her journey to the big screen

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“We’re seeing queer characters and Black characters and different races represented on screen now, and that’s great, but behind the scenes it needs to change” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGES BY DAVID REISS Isis Davis is a British actress and writer who you need to have on your radar right now. Most recently Isis had a [….]

On LGBT STEM Day: Why visibility of LGBTQI scientists is important

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“LGBTQI people should feel like they have a safe place in science” BY DORIEKE GRIJSEELS When asked to name LGBTQI scientists, most people will know about Alan Turing, a prominent computer scientist who helped Britain win WWII – and who was prosecuted for being gay after the war ended. Some might have heard of Ben Barres, a trans [….]