Sandi Toksvig: “I’m still a lesbian”

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National treasure Sandi Toksvig reflects on the reaction of the tabloid press to her coming out BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS In 1994, Sandi Toksvig became the first lesbian in the UK to come out while in the public eye, after hearing rumours that she was about to be outed by a tabloid. Now a national treasure, [….]

VOX TOX: Fancy spending your evening with Sandi Toksvig?

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The GBBO and QI host launches new YouTube channel BY JACQUIE LAWRENCE. IMAGE THE DIVA AWARDS As we adjust to the challenging times we’re currently living through, “National Trevor” Sandi Toksvig is set to keep us entertained with the launch of her brand new YouTube channel. Aptly named “Vox Tox”, it’s a fiercely funny mix [….]

Jonathan Van Ness is after Sandi Toksvig’s job on GBBO

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Queer Eye meets Great British Bake Off? Yes please, universe BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE TWITTER/JONATHAN VAN NESS Jonathan Van Ness, aka Queer Eye’s JVN, has got Twitter all of a flutter… It all started when JVN posted a picture of Great British Bake Off presenters Paul Hollywood, Sandi Toksvig, Noel Fielding and Prue Leith – [….]

NEWS: Sandi Toksvig quits The Great British Bake Off

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After three years on the show, Sandi is waving goodbye to the tent BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA BBC It’s a truly sad day. Sandi Toksvig has announced that she will be leaving The Great British Bake Off and our eyes are just as soggy as a bottom during cake week. The Great Celebrity Bake [….]

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, [….]