VIEWS: Queering up the dance floor

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What we learnt from the first same-sex couple on Strictly  BY CAIT FINDLAY, IMAGE VIA BBC Nicola Adams is unbeatable in the boxing ring: when she retired in 2019, she had never lost a bout. When she took to the dance floor as one half of Strictly Come Dancing’s first celebrity same-sex couple, however, she [….]

NEWS: Nicola Adams and Katya Jones forced to pull out of Strictly due to positive Covid test

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It’s official, we hate 2020 💔 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA BBC  After a historic move in this year’s Strictly Come Dancing, which saw the first ever same-sex pairing compete on the show, Nicola Adams and Katya Jones have now been forced to pull out due to Katya contracting Coronavirus.  The pair won’t be permitted [….]

CELEB: Nicola Adams is the most talked about Strictly contestant this year

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Are you loving Strictly’s first same-sex dance pairing?  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM If you’re anything like us here at DIVA, Nicola Adams’ appearing on Strictly Come Dancing as part of their first ever same-sex dance pairing at the weekend was enough to cure all the pain of 2020.  The day where LGBTQI individuals [….]

NEWS: Nicola Adams’ Strictly Come Dancing partner revealed

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In what will be Strictly’s first ever same-sex dance pairing, Nicola Adams and Katya Jones have reportedly joined forces  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS We couldn’t have been more excited when we found out just last month that lesbian athlete Nicola Adams would be making history as one half of the first ever same-sex pairing to take [….]

CELEB: Nicola Adams clarifies she identifies as a lesbian

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“I’m lesbian not bi, just saying” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Olympic boxer and Strictly Come Dancing contestant for 2020, Nicola Adams OBE has just come out as a lesbian after identifying as bisexual throughout her career.  It was just last week that Nicola hit the headlines with the news that she would be [….]

NEWS: Olympian Nicola Adams to star as one half of Strictly’s first same-sex couple

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A ground-breaking step for LGBTQI representation on our screens for this year’s Strictly Come Dancing BY DIVA STAFF The former boxer and Olympic gold medallist Nicola Adams will appear in this year’s Strictly Come Dancing, alongside other stars such as Clara Amfo, Ranvir Singh, and Max George. In a series first, Nicola Adams will compete [….]

Lesbian Loose Women and same-sex Strictly? Saara Aalto reveals all on Lorraine

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“You should have some more lesbian women out here on British TV!” IMAGE VIA TWITTER @SAARAAALTO In a brand new interview with the always lovely Lorraine Kelly, pop princess and former DIVA cover star Saara Aalto has revealed that she believes Loose Women needs a lesbian panelist. Calling out the often lacklustre lez/bi representation on [….]