When one door closes, a Gateway opens

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A conversation with Lucie Warrington, the filmmaker taking us Into the Cellar to meet the women who came out of the closet BY GEORGIA BUTLER If you are reading DIVA, the odds are that you’ve been there – in the cramped and uncomfortable closet. The very nature of a heteronormative society means that, to some [….]

London’s queer film festival is back, baby…

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BFI Flare LGBTIQ+ Film Festival announce opening and closing films for 2020 festival BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE/BFI FLARE LGBTIQ+ FILM FESTIVAL Hold onto your hats, film buffs – the 34th edition of BFI Flare: London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival, the UK’s longest running queer film event, is back from the 18-29 March 2020 at BFI Southbank in [….]

Top 8 queer moments in Sex Education series two

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DIVA’s favourite LGBTQI scenes from the second season of the hit Netflix series BY ERIN MANIATOPOULOU. IMAGE YOUTUBE. The much-loved Netflix series Sex Education has proven to be very LGBTQI-inclusive, offering some wonderfully genuine, diverse and multi-layered queer characters. So, now that we’ve all binged series two, shall we relive some of our favourite moments [….]

NETFLIX: Did someone say Atypical season 4?

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And could there be a blossoming lez/bi relationship at the heart of it? BY ERIN MANIATOPOULOU. IMAGES INSTAGRAM/ATYPICAL That’s right, there are rumours Atypical will be given a fourth season before the end of 2020 – and we’re totally here (and queer) for it. The Netflix Original series Atypical follows the story of Sam Gardner, [….]

Netflix’s Sex Education is back for season two, baby

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“Life is hard. Love is messy. Messy is normal” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE The wait is over friends, Sex Education is back and, luckily for us lot, there’s a brand new trailer teasing a little more of what’s to come on the 17 January 2020… In the opening scenes of this snippet, we see Otis Milburn [….]

REVIEW: Season Of Love

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“It’s rare that a film becomes an instant cult classic, but Season Of Love is an exception to that rule” BY JACQUIE LAWRENCE. IMAGES TELLO FILMS. Without giving any spoilers away, let me tell you… there was an instant feeling that the UK premiere of Tello Film‘s Season Of Love was going to be special [….]

SCREEN: Mel & Sue to star in brand new sitcom, Hitmen

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GBBO’s comedy duo are back and they’re killing it (literally…) BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE TWITTER/BRITISH COMEDY GUIDE Hold onto to your hats people, GBBO’s sweet, comedy queens Mel & Sue are coming back to our screens in the new year. The pair are set to star as “killers for hire” in a brand new, British [….]