New research reveals young lesbians are struggling more than ever right now

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Charity Just Like Us finds that lesbians are more likely to be lonely on a daily basis in lockdown BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA ISTOCK The latest research from LGBTQI young people’s charity, Just Like Us, has revealed that lesbians are more likely than other identities under the LGBTQI umbrella to report feelings of loneliness, [….]

Your ultimate lockdown list of queer virtual events

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Looking for some lockdown entertainment? We’ve got you covered ✨ BY NADIA DAVIES, IMAGE VIA ISTOCK Gigless – Every Thursday at 8pm  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Catherine Bohart (@catherinebohart) “Gigless is your new favourite online comedy gig, hosted weekly by Catherine Bohart! Every show will feature the very best stand-ups on [….]

Six queer-owned independent businesses started in lockdown

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Get these small businesses on your radar and support the LGBTQI community through lockdown! BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Lockdown has been a massive catalyst for small businesses starting up and thanks to this, we now have more small independent queer businesses than we could ever dream of.  So many are nursing their creative passions to become [….]

EVENTS: Virtual entertainment to brighten up your lockdown

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Just because we’re staying in doesn’t mean we’re not staying busy BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA FREEPIK Here we are again, at the start of another lockdown and with staying indoors more important than ever we all need something fun to keep us going. There’s only so many sourdough loaves or crocheted blankets one person [….]

CELEB: Miley Cyrus speaks candidly about her lockdown sex life

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“This time has been really interesting and challenging for any sort of dating or meeting people” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA BBC Never one to shy away from the details, our favourite pansexual pop-star has bared all on her brand new album Plastic Hearts and isn’t holding back the intimate details in interviews either.  As [….]

Great face masks for great causes 🌈

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From rainbow masks to vulva prints, we’ve got your face covered BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS With the current government guidelines due to Covid-19 meaning the vast majority of us need to wear face masks, we thought some of you might be looking for face masks that support some great causes.  Here are some that have sprung [….]

Pandemic Passion: DIVA readers spill the tea

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From corona-cuffing to going poly mid-pandemic, we find out how Covid-19 is affecting queer women’s relationships BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE VIA BROADLY GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION  For our December issue, we asked you wonderful DIVA readers to tell us all your passion filled tales from the pandemic. Whether you U-Hauled with a stranger for your queerantine [….]