FASHION: Riots To Rainbows is the new clothing brand full of Pride

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“We fought for this.. wear it with Pride!” BY RILEY SHAI Allow me to introduce myself, my name is Riley Shai. What a year 2020 has been…no, I’m not referring to the infamous pandemic, but to my engagement to my future wife and to the birth of our first baby.  During the infamous pandemic though, [….]

EVENTS: Missing Pride? Get yourself ready for Copenhagen 2021 🌈

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WorldPride and EuroGames are set to bring the LGBTQI community to life next year BY JEMMA TRACEY, IMAGE BY ANDREAS PAULSSON Imagine a large scale, LGBTQI event where all LGBTQI women are seen, represented, and most importantly, included! For 10 days in August, Copenhagen in Denmark and Malmö in Sweden will host WorldPride and EuroGames [….]

NEWS: Pride In London opens applications for LGBTQI groups to receive much-needed funding

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Applications for Pride In London’s Unity Fund are now open to all grassroots LGBTQI organisations  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS After a difficult year for many LGBTQI organisations that have been disproportionately affected by the Coronavirus pandemic, there may just be a light at the end of the tunnel.  Following its launch in June this year, applications [….]

TRAVEL: DIVA takes a trip to queer friendly Copenhagen

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A sneak peak into the celebrations lined up for Copenhagen 2021 BY POLLY SHUTE Here at DIVA we have been missing Pride season, and like many, are big fans of the Nordics. We were delighted, as an official media partner, to be flown out to Copenhagen for an exclusive update on their plans for WorldPride [….]

NEWS: Alternative Manchester Pride Festival announces packed line-up

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Manchester Pride has today released the schedule for its Alternative Manchester Pride Festival over August bank holiday weekend  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS From yoga and drag artists to new and archive performances, Manchester Pride have curated a programme of content to keep Greater Manchester entertained for three whole days this weekend!  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic [….]

LGBTQ+ DISABLED QUEER AND HEAR – FIRST VIRTUAL PRIDE

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UK NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANISATION ‘LGBTQ+ DISABLED QUEER AND HEAR’ LAUNCHES UK’S FIRST VIRTUAL PRIDE EVENT FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES The first pride event for LGBTQ+ people with disabilities will open on Saturday 22nd August at 13:00 via YouTube, allowing for the first time a celebration of uniqueness and diversity within an often-forgotten part of the LGBTQ+ [….]

FROM THE VAULTS: Dykes on bikes

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Roxy Bourdillon spends a day with the Dykes On Bikes BY ROXY BOURDILLON I’m straddling a motorbike, clutching on to a six foot dyke called Badger. I thought I’d be terrified going out on the road for the first time, but in the immortal words of Madonna, this feels like flying. My nerves have melted [….]