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 [….]

Want to see the first Black, non-binary romance in a British soap? Then don’t miss today’s Black To Front Hollyoaks special

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DIVA’s Valentino Vecchietti speaks exclusively to Tylan Grant and Ki Griffin BY VALENTINO VECCHIETTI We’re so excited to see Hollyoaks’ hour long special as part of Channel 4’s Black To Front 24 hour groundbreaking diversity project, which airs today.  Featuring in a key strand of the storyline are Hollyoaks’ stars Tylan Grant and Ki Griffin. The [….]

VIEWS: Conversations around gender identity: are things changing for the better?

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“We all have a responsibility to understand our own privilege and biases” BY ANT JACKSON How we talk about gender has really changed this year. For example, the UK Census truly reflected gender identity for the first time beyond the previous male and female only tick boxes, which formerly excluded trans and non-binary people.   It proved [….]

Mae Martin: “I hope in the future there will be a less gendered world”

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The stars of Feel Good talk representation and authenticity INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY NETFLIX In the brand new issue of DIVA we have a heart-to-heart (OK, a Zoom-to-Zoom) with stars of Netflix comedy Feel Good, Mae Martin and Charlotte Ritchie. Here’s a taster of what they had to say. Mae on being non-binary [….]

Mae Martin’s FEEL GOOD has dropped the season two trailer and we’re officially obsessed

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“Do you want to talk about my personal despair?” BY DIVA STAFF We’re counting down the days until Mae Martin’s must-see sitcom, FEEL GOOD, returns to our screens. The first season had us hooked with its bangin’ bisexual representation, hilarious one-liners and swoonworthy queer love story. And from the looks of the newly released season [….]