6 LGBTQI fashion influencers you need to be following

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Looking to refresh your wardrobe for spring? We’ve got you covered! BY DOMINIC BRAMLEY-CARR, IMAGES VIA INSTAGRAM If, like me, you spend hours scrolling through TikTok and Instagram looking for inspo on how to put together the perfect outfit, or you’re desperate to see more queer fashion popping up on your FYP or you just [….]

Trans women and non-binary TikTok icons you should be following

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Get ready to follow fantastic talent. You’re welcome BY CAIT FINDLAY If you, like so many of us, spend hours scrolling through your TikTok feed as a break from the news, it might be time to think about what you’re seeing on there. It’s Transgender Awareness Week from 13-19 November, so to honour it, why [….]

#BiTikTok is carving out a unique online community for bisexual people

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Bonding over exclusively drinking iced coffee and cuffing every item of clothing in sight, #BiTikTok is allowing bisexual people to connect with one another through humour BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY PIXABAY. Internet culture has long been a haven for LGBTQIA+ people. With emo culture at an all-time high in the mid-2000s, teenagers flocked to [….]

DIVA BOX OFFICE helps MINT celebrate its 15th birthday party at Brick Lane’s iconic Truman Brewery

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DJs including Misty B, Not Just Jade and the latest TikTok star, Krystal Lake, will be delivering the best summer party vibes BY JACQUIE LAWRENCE, IMAGES BY JACKDAW MEDIA. Nikki Chubb, Mint’s founder, calls this late summer pop up event the “holy mother of all parties and much needed after the Pride Carnival was cancelled”. [….]

Inclusive #VanLife: Celebrating LGBTQI+ Nomads

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Some of our favourite adventurers living the #QueerVanLife 🚐 BY JUST KAMPERS Van Life has taken the world by storm and, specifically, the millennial women of social media. However, this rarely includes LGBTQI+ women and non-binary people.  The Van Life hashtag on TikTok and Instagram is dominated by cis women in perfectly presented boho vans, [….]

What is the Lesbian Masterdoc everyone is talking about and why does it matter? 

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DIVA takes a deep dive into this viral sensation BY MARTINE HESS Praised by young women questioning their attraction to men, the Am I a Lesbian Masterdoc is a helpful tool dedicated to dismantling compulsory heterosexuality. This is far from the basic “Am I gay?” quiz.  Chances are that, sometime over the past year, you [….]

OPINION: Not gay enough for TikTok?

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Are stereotypes online doing damage to LGBTQI young people? BY MICHELE THEIL There are countless videos on TikTok exploring different aspects of the queer community. From activism on behalf of the LGBTQI+ community to videos about what your celebrity crush means for your sexuality, there is a strong presence of queer teens and young adults [….]