Opinion: “Trans and non-binary representation is exceedingly vital”

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Playwright Nelly Kelly reflects on 10 years of the groundbreaking piece of theatre, and an extraordinary twist of fate BY NELLY KELLY I can still remember the day I read The Gospel According To Jesus, Queen Of Heaven. I was sitting on the floor propped against the single bed in my mum’s box room, having [….]

DIVA meets Emmy nominated editor Vera Drew

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Vera Drew on that Emmy nomination and coming out as trans in Hollywood BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA STEPHANIE PFINGSTEN @ IMPACT24 Vera Drew has been extremely lucky with the success she’s had throughout her career in Hollywood. It’s no surprise really when she’s so talented at editing comedy in her own quirky, kitschy style. [….]

WATCH: True Love Or True Lies – MTV’s most diverse show in history

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We caught up with the queer couples in the cast to hear all about the show  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Last night was a turning point for reality television as MTV’s latest dating show, True Love Or True Lies, aired its first episode. The show features couples from all walks of life, including queer, non-binary and [….]

Indya Moore: “We need people to care about us”

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The star of Pose opens up about being black and transgender BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Indya Moore has soared to stardom over the past few years in the hit show Pose, which is all about 80s ballroom culture and centres trans women of colour. Moore is also, as they put it, “a black [….]

FRINGE REVIEW: Travis Alabanza – Burgerz

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An unmissable commentary on gender variance and violence BY LIZI TRAFFORD I had been wanting to see Burgerz ever since I heard about the London show – I’d seen Travis earlier this year and they were spectacular. The show is based around the time when Travis was the subject of a transphobic attack when a [….]

Captain Hannah Graf collects MBE from HRH Prince William

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Graf is the UK’s highest ranking transgender soldier BY DIVA STAFF. IMAGE OUTNEWS GLOBAL. Captain Hannah Graf yesterday collected her MBE from HRH Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, at Buckingham Palace. Speaking to OutNews Global, Graf commented: “It was a huge honour receiving my MBE today from the Duke of Cambridge, Prince William at Buckingham [….]

Meet Harrison Knights, the first trans contestant on BBC One’s All Together Now

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“I want to show that if you met me in the street, how could you possibly be scared of me?” WORDS BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGES BY GUY LEVY Actor, singer and thoroughly lovely chap, Harrison Knights, is set to make history this weekend as the first trans contestant on BBC One’s prime time hit, All [….]