MARRIAGE STORY: The best of lez/bi love

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Our favourite celesbians who put a ring on it BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM If there’s one thing that can cheer us all up, it’s a good ol’ lesbian love story. Here are some recent lez/bi engagements that you may have missed and a celebration of some of our all-time favourites that are sure [….]

NEWS: Nicola Adams OBE features on £20 note

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The Olympic boxer took to Instagram to celebrate her exciting achievement BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Olympic superstar and DIVA favourite, Nicola Adams had some exciting news this week and we couldn’t be more thrilled for the Leeds-born boxing champion. Nicola Adams OBE has been awarded a new redesigned £20 bank note with her [….]

NEWS: Indonesia proposes draft bill identifying homosexuality as “deviant”

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The proposed “family resilience” bill suggests LGBTQI+ people pose a “threat to their families” and need to be “rehabilitated” BY GEORGIA BUTLER. IMAGE NICK AGUS ARYA. It can be very easy to get swept up in the progress being made globally. It might even be fair to say that if you assigned a numerical value [….]

NEWS: Man charged with Lyra McKee’s murder

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A 52-year-old man has been charged with the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Londonderry BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Last April, journalist Lyra McKee was shot dead by dissident republicans as she observed rioting in Londonderry.  Whilst stood near a police van, she was hit by a bullet which was fired towards officers and onlookers by [….]

Our survey says: DIVA launches new research into the lives of women loving women 🗣

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“Make sure our voices are heard, set the agenda, and change the conversation in a positive, meaningful way” BY DIVA STAFF The biggest ever piece of research into the lives of women loving women (WLW) launches today, addressing the specific needs of LGBTQI women like never before.  TAKE THE SURVEY for a chance to win [….]

Miley Cyrus responds to accusations of homophobia after saying, “You don’t have to be gay”

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Pansexual Miley Cyrus’ opinions spark controversy after an Instagram live BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Miley Cyrus may have only been with Cody Simpson for what feels like five minutes, but this relationship seems to have had a bit of a wild effect on Miley’s opinions when it comes to the LGBTQI community.  Just [….]

VIEWS: Why I’m speaking at the LGBTQI rally in London this weekend

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“We cannot let Brexit turn back time on our rights, and we have just hours until a decision is made (or not) on our futures” BY ROSIE MCKENNA. IMAGE ROSEMARY KETCHUM VIA PEXELS Much has been said, in particular in recent months since the landscape has become clearer, about how Brexit will impact the most [….]