Lisa Nandy: “We need to make sure people are diverse and in prominent positions at every level in the Labour Party”

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DIVA publisher Linda Riley interviews Lisa Nandy  BY LINDA RILEY Lisa Nandy, one of three candidates still in the race for the Labour leadership, faced disruptive hecklers at the first ever LGBT+ Labour hustings in Manchester last week. One person in the audience accused the candidates of not knowing “what the definition of woman is” [….]

Keir Starmer: “We need to make a lot more progress on LGBTQI issues”

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DIVA publisher Linda Riley interviews Keir Starmer  BY LINDA RILEY At the LGBT+ Labour hustings in Manchester, Keir Starmer provided his support and backing for the various issues faced by the LGBTQI community, stressing how well it bodes for the Labour party that all three leadership candidates hold strong and fair views when it comes [….]

Dr. Rosena Allin-Khan: “I want to be a voice working with you to take what you need and want forward”

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DIVA magazine publisher Linda Riley interviews Dr. Rosena Allin-Khan BY LINDA RILEY In her own words, Dr. Rosena Allin-Khan is: “Current MP for Tooting, Labour deputy leadership hopeful, and an all-round fabulous lady.”  She has served as MP for Tooting since the 2016 by-election, and Shadow Minister for Sport between October 2016 and January 2020.  [….]

Dawn Butler says: “Whenever there is a platform, we need to ensure that we amplify the voices of the LGBTQI community”

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DIVA publisher Linda Riley interviews Dawn Butler BY LINDA RILEY Dawn Butler is the first elected black woman in Britain to ever become a minister, the only BAME leadership candidate and has made history by being the first person ever Afro-Caribbean person to make the leadership battle without any Union backing.  She has also served [….]

Labour candidates grilled on LGBTQI issues at first ever LGBT+ Labour hustings

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Hundreds of people from all over the country came to hear the candidates explain why the LGBTQI community should elect them BY DIVA STAFF Tonight DIVA attended and supported the first ever LGBT+ Labour hustings, hosted by LGBT Labour and presented by PinkNews. For the first event of its kind, members of the the public [….]

DIVA set to interview Labour candidates at LGBT+ Labour Hustings

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The remaining Labour leadership candidates will be questioned on LGBTQI issues in Manchester today BY DIVA STAFF The event taking place in Manchester today is presented by PinkNews, hosted by LGBT+ Labour and supported by DIVA. It is the first event of its kind and will offer Labour members the chance to grill the candidates [….]

DIVA and PinkNews partner to interview Labour leadership candidates at LGBT+ Labour Hustings

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The candidates running for Labour leadership will be questioned on LGBTQI issues in Manchester BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS The first ever LGBT+ Labour Hustings event will take place in Manchester next week. The event, presented by Pink News, will be hosted by LGBT+ Labour and supported by DIVA. Open to all leadership candidates who reach the [….]