#CorporateQueer opens in London, platforming the stories of LGBTQIA+ professionals

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The path towards equality in the workplace remains long and winding, and #CorporateQueer aims to spotlight LGBTQIA+ issues. BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY FIONA FREUND, #CORPORATEQUEER. In need of some weekend culture? Have a gander at #CorporateQueer, a brand new photography exhibition highlighting the stories of LGBTQIA+ professionals. Curated by Jennie Ricketts, former picture editor [….]

Why DIVA will be supporting Reclaim Pride this weekend

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DIVA publisher Linda Riley on why she’s supporting Peter Tatchell in his mission to take Pride back to its roots BY LINDA RILEY Three years ago, at Pride In London, DIVA hired a double-decker bus to take part in the parade. We adorned the bus with a banner, filled it with our happy, rainbow-clad staff [….]

Ahead Of The Curve: A remarkable tribute to a remarkable woman

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Linda Riley meets Franco Stevens, founder and publisher of Curve  BY LINDA RILEY Rarely am I blown away in an interview but talking to Franco Stevens, founder of Curve magazine, I found myself sometimes speechless thinking about the uncanny parallels of our lives as publishers of lesbian magazines. I’m interviewing Franco about her new film [….]

The DIVA interviews: Celebrate one year of the Facebook DIVA Community with us this evening!

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Join us tonight to celebrate the DIVA Community’s first birthday with a conversation between Linda Riley and Char Bailey 🎉 BY DIVA STAFF Happy first birthday to our fantastic DIVA Community! The DIVA community on Facebook launched one year ago today, on 17 March 2020, as a response to the isolation and issues faced by [….]

NEWS: DIVA publisher Linda Riley joins Liverpool FC’s LGBT Advisory Board

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Their first LGBT staff network was launched to coincide with LGBT History Month 2021 BY DIVA STAFF To mark this year’s LGBT History Month, Liverpool FC has introduced its first ever LGBT staff network. Formed as part of the club’s Red Together inclusion strategy, it will be used to maintain a safe and inclusive environment [….]

EVENTS: Join Big Tent Ideas tonight for a virtual queer debate

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DIVA Publisher, Linda Riley, will chair the first Queer Debate tonight at 7pm BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Join Big Tent Ideas for the first of a series of events focused on the most pressing queer issues of the day, bringing together a wide range of voices from LGBTQI communities and organisations to explore personal experiences. You [….]