NEWS: DIVA publisher Linda Riley joins Liverpool FC’s LGBT Advisory Board

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Their first LGBT staff network was launched to coincide with LGBT History Month 2021 BY DIVA STAFF To mark this year’s LGBT History Month, Liverpool FC has introduced its first ever LGBT staff network. Formed as part of the club’s Red Together inclusion strategy, it will be used to maintain a safe and inclusive environment [….]

Football stars Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris welcome a baby girl

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“This is the best Valentine’s Day gift we’ve ever received!” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA TWITTER  US Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) sensations Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger welcomed a brand new member to their family on Valentine’s Day 😭♥️ Announcing the news online, the loved up athletes look overjoyed in their Instagram posts, which show [….]

NEWS: Stonewall re-launch award-winning Rainbow Laces campaign for 2020

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Lace up for LGBTQI equality in sport and support this year’s Rainbow Laces campaign BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA STONEWALL Stonewall, the UK’s leading lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity, is today re-launching its award-winning Rainbow Laces campaign in partnership with TeamPride, for the fifth year. Since the campaign’s conception, the charity has sent [….]

SPORT: Annette Nelson and Chloe Morgan make the 2020 Football Black List

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An initiative celebrating the most influential Black people in the British game has honoured key LGBTQI figures BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Today, The Football Black List has honoured some of the most inspiring and successful people in British Football, and key LGBTQI figures such as Annette Nelson and Crystal Palace women’s goalkeeper Chloe Morgan have made [….]

One from the vaults: In her city cycling

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Danielle Mustarde joins founder of indie cycling brand Goodordering, Jacqui Ma, for a ride through east London BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. ABOVE JACQUI MA. IN-ARTICLE IMAGES BY J.L. ARMSTRONG When the women-led, largely-queer #TeamGoodordering invited #TeamDIVA for a “leisurely sojourn through Jacqui Ma’s London”, we couldn’t resist. The aim? To see just how easy it is [….]

TRAVEL: Constance Craving

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Danielle Mustarde pedals her way to inner peace along the shores of Europe’s postcard-perfect Lake Constance WORDS AND IMAGES BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE Here’s the thing. I love living in London, but I’m a northerner at heart and, every once in a while, the horn-blaring, underground-rumbling, fume-filled capital can get a little… much. I mean, was it really [….]

VIEWS: Running circles around the patriarchy

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“What better way to stick two fingers up at the anti-feminist #NewYearNewYou rhetoric?” BY GEM BARTON Don’t feel like changing your lifestyle just because the clock turned midnight? Don’t think you have anything to “resolve” other than just being yourself? What better way to stick two fingers up at the anti-feminist #NewYearNewYou rhetoric than engaging [….]