VIEWS/DATING: How to be your ideal self

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“Loving yourself sets expectations on how you want to be loved by others” BY CHRISTINA MITCHELL. PHOTO BY FELIPE BALDUINO Do you remember the first time you scribbled down all of the attributes you wanted in an ideal partner? She had to be educated, assertive, beautiful, patient and kind, obviously. In any of those times, [….]

GOOD NEWS: NYC couple gets married in the middle of the street amid lockdown

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“Amidst the uncertainty and despair, marrying the love of my life in the most NYC moment was perfect” BY SOPHIE PERRY. NYC SKYLINE BY ROBERTO VIVANCOS Coronavirus might be grounding flights, closing down capital cities and turning (some) people into toilet roll-hoarding, doomsday preppers – but it won’t stop true love. Even in the middle [….]

I do! First same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland makes herstory

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“It’s a big day for us, but an even bigger day for equal rights in Ireland”  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE JUSTIN KERNOGHAN/AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL This week is a landmark for equal rights in Northern Ireland as Belfast couple, Sharni Edwards and Robyn Peoples, have married today, the 11 February, in Carrickfergus, County Antrim.  They are the [….]

Heartbroken? Check out these top 10 break-up survival skills

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Because sometimes life can throw you unexpected surprises… BY FRAN HAYDEN  Sometimes life can throw you some unexpected surprises. One minute you’re settled in a committed, wonderful, long term relationship and the next? Boom. Everything you thought you knew is thrown into the air (metaphorically or literally, depending on how angry you get). This happened to [….]

One from the vaults: Top lez/bi proposal videos you should probably watch right now

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We’re not crying, you’re crying… BY ANGIE NEEDHAM. IMAGES FELIPE BALDUINO For all you big, soft romantics out there – or for anyone thinking about popping the question – we’ve picked out a selection box of the sweetest lesbian proposal videos out there in YouTube land just for you. Now, grab some tissues and get your queer, [….]

8 Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi moments to make you believe in love again

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Prepare to feel all the feels BY EVELINE VOUILLEMIN Ellen DeGeneres is loved by fans all over the world and it’s not hard to understand why – she is absolutely hilarious, loves to dance and changes people’s lives. One of the things we love most about Ellen here at DIVA is her relationship with wife, [….]