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, [….]

Rosie Jones will have you in stitches with her hilarious new travel show

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Trip Hazard: My Great British Adventure will make you lol, make you learn, and make you lol some more BY CARRIE LYELL We’ve been fans of comedian Rosie Jones for a long time, but with her new Channel 4 travel show Trip Hazard: My Great British Adventure, she’s fallen and landed right in our hearts. [….]

Travelling as a trans woman: Coffee In Madrid

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Samantha Marks remembers an awkward encounter with a pop star in Starbucks BY SAMANTHA MARKS Some years ago I went to Madrid to train as an English teacher. The training course was to last two months. Shortly before it commenced I checked into a hotel in the city centre on a temporary basis, before finding [….]

Your essential guide to World Pride in Copenhagen

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8 reasons not to miss this delightful event taking place in August BY NADIA DAVIES Copenhagen 2021 – the joint celebration of WorldPride and EuroGames – is taking place in Copenhagen and Malmö from 12-22 August and we cannot wait. After a year of lockdown, restrictions and no Pride events in the UK, we couldn’t [….]

NEWS: DIVA launches partnership with WorldPride and EuroGames for their 2021 celebrations

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A celebration of equality and diversity in Copenhagen and Malmö from 12-22 August, 2021 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Happy International Lesbian Day! What a great day it is to be announcing our partnership with WorldPride and EuroGames, taking place in Copenhagen for 2021. It’s billed as an eclectic arts and culture programme, the biggest ever LGBTQI [….]

TRAVEL: DIVA takes a trip to queer friendly Copenhagen

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A sneak peak into the celebrations lined up for Copenhagen 2021 BY POLLY SHUTE Here at DIVA we have been missing Pride season, and like many, are big fans of the Nordics. We were delighted, as an official media partner, to be flown out to Copenhagen for an exclusive update on their plans for WorldPride [….]

TRAVEL: To Russia with love

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Ellie Mackin shares her tips and tricks for travelling safely as a queer trans woman  BY ELLIE MACKIN The big, unsmiling customs official flicks through my passport with a well-licked finger. I hold my breath as I step through the X-ray machine, praying it won’t betray me. With a nod he hands me back my [….]