Primadonna festival: A weekend where women come first

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The end of August sees a new festival join the circuit, one all about celebrating difference, welcoming in outsiders, and lifting up non-conformists BY DIVA STAFF Primadonna festival takes place from 30 August – 1 September in Pettaugh, Suffolk. It bills itself as more than just a festival, but an opportunity to step outside the [….]

WATCH: Missed the DIVA Awards 2019? Catch up here!

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DIVA Box Office presents the DIVA Awards: Live! with Sandi Toksvig, Suranne Jones, Saara Aalto, Lady Phyll and lots more ✨ BY DIVA STAFF. IMAGE VICTORIA BROOM, RUTH HUNT, PHYLL OPOKU-GYIMAH AND RACHEL SHELLEY Fancy catching up on the glitziest celebration of lez/bi women in the world of media, politics, business and the community? We [….]

Sandi Toksvig says #MeToo hasn’t gone far enough in comedy

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DIVA Broadcaster Of The Year Sandi Toksvig discusses misogyny and sexual harassment in new podcast series IMAGE SANDI TOKSVIG AND PARTNER AT THE DIVA AWARDS. GETTY IMAGES. QI and Great British Bake Off host Sandi Toksvig has spoken out about misogyny and the sexual harassment of female comedians with Australia’s first female Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, [….]

Journalist Lyra McKee remembered at the DIVA Awards 2019

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Sandi Toksvig, Killing Eve and Ruth Hunt honoured at an emotional ceremony in London BY DIVA STAFF Journalist Lyra McKee was honoured at the DIVA Awards 2019, where her partner delivered an emotional speech encouraging us all to #BeMoreLyra.  Announcing a bursary in Lyra’s name to help LGBTQI women get into the media, Sara Canning [….]

Sandi Toksvig tops the DIVA Power List 2019 on Lesbian Day of Visibility

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Rita Ora, Sue Perkins and Munroe Bergdorf also named in the annual celebration of LGBTQI+ achievement BY DIVA STAFF DIVA, Europe’s leading magazine for lesbians and bisexual women, has revealed its annual DIVA Power List and Great British Bake Off host Sandi Toksvig is in first place. Every year, DIVA’s countdown recognises the out and [….]