Oh my gays, Heartstopper has been renewed for two more seasons!

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It’s the good news we’ve all been waiting for BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY NETFLIX By now I’m sure you’ll know that Team DIVA (and everyone else) is *obsessed* with Netflix’s adaptation of Heartstopper. The show has served up some much needed visibility, queer joy and representation. Since the series debuted in April 2022, it [….]

FSB launches new LGBTQI Business Hub for the UK’s entrepreneurs

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Are you an LGBTQI-owned small business? The organisation is here to help you grow BY DIVA STAFF The UK’s biggest small business membership organisation Federation Of Small Businesses (FSB), has just launched a brand new digital resource hub that not only supports and encourages LGBTQI entrepreneurship, but promotes inclusivity in workplaces as well. The FSB [….]

Heartstopper’s Yasmin Finney to join the cast of Doctor Who

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“To be seen as a trans actress by the legend himself Russell, has not only made my year, it’s made my life” BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY NETFLIX Since Heartstopper came to our screens in April, Yasmin Finney quickly became a fan favourite for her portrayal of Elle Argent. Last night (16 May), Whovians and [….]

7 Days Of Queer: UK drops once more in ILGA Europe’s ranking for LGBTQI rights

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There is a lot of work to do around the globe in the fight for equality BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY KAROLINA GRABOWSKA VIA PEXELS Once again, the UK has dropped down in ILGA Europe’s ranking of countries based on their record of LGBTQI rights. In the latest Rainbow Map, which was published on 12 [….]

MYGWOMEN – Celebrating LGBTQIA+ Women

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BY MYGWORK We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone across the myGwork community for joining us on our journey to create more inclusive and diverse workplaces. LGBTQIA+ people everywhere deserve to live safely and freely in a world without discrimination, and myGwork has been at the forefront of pushing this forward for the [….]

Mother of trans child speaks out on sickening hate crime: “I could have lost my child”

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“As a mother of a transgender teenager, this is your worst fear” BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY ORIEL FRANKIE ASHCROFT VIA PEXELS When a parent’s child comes out as transgender, it’s hard to ignore fears for their safety when navigating our rampantly transphobic world. For Great Harwood mum, Rowan Taylor, these anxieties sadly became a [….]

Lady Phyll appointed as International Grand Marshall for Toronto Pride 2022

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The activist and executive director of UK Black Pride and Kaleidoscope Trust is “honoured” to be given the role BY MILLICENT MACHELL, IMAGE BY KOFI PAINTSIL Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, also known as Lady Phyll, has announced that she will be representing Black queer British communities at Toronto’s Pride celebration this year. I’m thrilled to join @PrideToronto [….]