DATING: DIVA’s top tips for taking your dating life digital

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Looking to add a bit more fun to your virtual date night? Give one of these lockdown-friendly ideas a go BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA BROADLY, THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION Dating within the confines of your own four walls during the Coronavirus pandemic is proving difficult for many. Whether you just started seeing someone that [….]

DIVA Does (Digital) Talent: Have you got what it takes?

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Show off your savviest, social distancing-friendly skills in a bid to take the DIVA Community Crown… BY DIVA COMMUNITY That’s right. DIVA’s new, Facebook-based, online social space – the DIVA Community – are hosting their very own DIVA Does Talent as part of the wider Lesbian Visibility Week event, running from 20-26 April 2020. What are the [….]

GOOD VIBES: Seven self-isolation sex toys to get you through lockdown

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Just because you can’t go out, doesn’t mean you can’t get off BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Don’t worry if you’re spending lockdown alone. We’re here to give you a helping hand during this lonely time. Isolation doesn’t need to be a buzz kill, folks. Now is the perfect time to to give yourself some [….]

VIEWS: 5 ways to stay busy while staying home

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“Self care shouldn’t be overlooked while self isolating” BY BEX SHORUNKE. IMAGE KELLY LACY COVID-19 has deprived a selfless NHS of sleep and the people their freedom. The UK hasn’t ever (in recent years) looked so dystopian – empty streets, barricaded shops and tumbleweed gliding through Soho. Womxn worldwide are being confined to the four [….]

New study explores social impact of COVID-19 on the LGBTQI+ community

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“When mental health and social isolation already disproportionately affects our community, it’s vital that we listen to those who are most vulnerable” BY SOPHIE PERRY A new snapshot study completed by LGBTQI+ community research Queer Voices Heard delves into the social impact of the coronavirus pandemic on LGBTQI+ people.  The study, which was undertaken between [….]

HEALTH: Want to perfect your social distancing skills? Here’s how…

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NHS England’s National Advisor For LGBT Health shares their advice for staying well while staying home BY LIZZIE STREETER/DR MICHAEL BRADY. PHOTO ANNA SHVETS It’s really important that everyone follows the government’s guidance on the social distancing measures we should all now be taking to reduce social interaction. These measures have been put in place in order to reduce [….]

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 [….]