MUSIC: Emma McGrath has found her voice

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Emma McGrath chats to DIVA about her new EP, coming out and karaoke BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY DAN KENDALL Emma McGrath is a 20-year old musician hailing from north London. She’s been penning her own music since 2013, but now she has reached a whole new level of confidence and maturity in both her [….]

HAYLEY KIYOKO: New music video for She is a throwback to teenage Hayley

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Lesbian Jesus is back with a single about her days as a closeted teen BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA YOUTUBE Following in the footsteps of some of our fave bicons, Dodie and Harry Styles, Lesbian Jesus herself has a single called She.  After a string of new songs, She comes as the first official single [….]

MUSIC: Christina Novelli has released her first full-length album and it’s a Christmas treat 😍

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DIVA was lucky enough to be invited along to Christina’s album launch in Soho for a night of music and celebrations BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS On a cold Friday night in the heart of Soho, the friends, family and fans of Christina Novelli all gathered together for a night of celebration.  After starting her singing career [….]

DJ Tina Edwards: “It’s important to be as visible as possible if we are not another white male”

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Felicitas Sophie Van Laak speaks to the Worldwide FM DJ about jazz and gender WORDS BY FELICITAS SOPHIA VAN LAAK, IMAGE BY JOE MAGOWAN Tina Edwards and fellow DJ Charles Vaughan recently hit London’s Peckham Audio with their spectacular Worldwide FM show, Universal Sanctuary. Here, Tina chats with DIVA about jazz, queer visibility in the [….]

EXCLUSIVE: Cate Ferris drops new single Gyroscope

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Eclectic, bold and inventive, Ferris is one to watch BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Brighton-based Cate Ferris is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and all-round music legend who has been captivating audiences over the past four years.  Immersing herself in the eclectic Brighton music scene, Cate has stepped out of her comfort zone and experimented fearlessly in order to [….]

Tegan and Sara: “Being twins didn’t make it easier being queer”

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Our November cover stars talk coming out and coming into their own IMAGE BY TREVOR BRADY We can’t stop listening to Tegan and Sara’s latest album, Hey, I’m Just Like You, and their must-read memoir, High School, had us hooked from page one. So when we got a chance to speak to the pop icons [….]