LGBTQI and living with cancer in Sussex or East Surrey?

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Macmillan Cancer Support and Switchboard LGBT want to hear from you! The charities Macmillan Cancer Support and Switchboard have launched two surveys in an attempt to get a better understanding of the needs and experiences of LGBTQI people living with cancer in the areas of Sussex and East Surrey. Part of an ongoing programme of work [….]

Rent in style at New Garden Quarter 

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Find your home in the beating heart of East London’s fast-growing Stratford New Garden Quarter is a modern development arranged around a beautifully landscaped garden square.  A truly modern take on the classical London square, this unique development couldn’t be better placed. Located a stone’s throw (a seven minute walk*) from Stratford Station, Queen Elizabeth [….]

Spanners With Manners

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Got a car? Due that MOT? Let us introduce you to London’s first all-female garage… BY SPANNERS WITH MANNERS. PHOTO MIKE COLES. Whether you’re looking for a simple service or intricate bodywork the team at Spanners With Manners have the answer to all your car-shaped needs. Set up in East Finchley, north London, Spanners With [….]

Who’s your #styleinspo?

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“I dreamed of creating bespoke clothes to celebrate each person’s individual style” BY DENISE KAPLAN, ORHAN LONDON TAILORING It’s a Wednesday afternoon and Charlotte is being fitted for her fourth bespoke jacket in as many months.  “You really need to speak to DIVA’s publisher, Denise,” she tells me. “Linda Riley is all about transforming the [….]

Gay in the 90s: Section 28, “filthy queers” and lesbian chic

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As DIVA celebrates its 25th birthday, Georgina Turner reflects on how much – and how little – has changed since the magazine was first published in 1994 Words Georgina Turner For the queer community in Britain, the 1990s was a decade inflected by Section 28 – pearl-clutching horror at the notion that school children might [….]