Louisa Roach: “I will not behave myself”

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The front woman of She Drew The Gun talks feminism, queer love and being yourself BY CAIT FINDLAY, IMAGE BY ROB BLACKHAM What does music mean to you? For Louisa Roach, front woman of the alternative band She Drew The Gun, music has been an integral part of her life and connection to other people. [….]

Six songs for every bisexual mood

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Whether you’re crushing on someone or feeling reflective, there’s a song for every vibe. BY ELLA DEVEREUX, IMAGE VIA PEXELS The bisexual experience is different for everyone. Whether you’re crushing on someone, feeling reflective or struggling to come to terms with yourself, there’s a song for every mood.  Softly – Clairo Softly sees Clairo talking [….]

5 Ways to self-love when navigating bisexuality

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Things you can do this week (and all year round) to nurture your bisexual soul BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY KOOLSHOOTERS Let’s talk about self-love, baby. It’s by no means easy, and it is something that we will all struggle with at times. Below are some things that help me when I’m feeling low from [….]

Meet DIVA’s new junior staff writer, Nic Crosara

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Nic Crosara opens up about their hopes for this next chapter BY NIC CROSARA Greetings Earthlings! My name’s Nic, I’m excited to be starting this new chapter at DIVA. I’ve been writing stories since I was three but I began my journalism journey in 2018 when I reviewed Dirty Computer. I have since frequently covered [….]

In conversation with Megan Black the Hippy Dippy Drag Queen

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“Coming out as queer can be awkward” BY SAMANTHA GRIERSON Megan Black joined me for an interview, a vibrant flash of colour and energy bursting into my kitchen… So, Megan, a Hippy Dippy Drag Queen…? I’m intrigued with what this means. “Drag has always been something I could go to when gender gets too complicated. [….]

Bloody Elle – A Gig Musical is a pioneering and potty-mouthed lesbian love story you don’t want to miss

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DIVA music editor Laura Howard heads to Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre for a one-woman show about sapphic self discovery WORDS LAURA HOWARD, IMAGES PIPPA RANKIN Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre proudly re-opened its doors on 23 June with a pioneering, potty-mouthed lesbian love story and gig musical, Bloody Elle. Writer, musician and actor Lauryn Redding has [….]

The Top 50 Ultimate Pride Anthems, as voted for by you

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It’s official: Born This Way by Lady Gaga is the favourite tune of queer fans across the UK BY POLLY ANGELOVA The UK’s LGBTQI+ community has named Lady Gaga’s timeless hit Born This Way as the ultimate Pride anthem in a new poll conducted in celebration of Pride Month. Earlier this year, OnePoll surveyed 500 [….]