VIEWS: My non-binary wedding

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How difficult is planning a wedding when you’re non-binary? “Enby” Will McCreath gives DIVA a peek at their mood board BY WILL MCCREATH My partner Bexx and I got engaged in May 2016 and since then I’ve immersed myself in wedding planning – wedding fayres, wedding magazines, mood boards, wish-lists, books, and spreadsheets. I’m planning [….]

WOMEN ON TOP: How to come out at work

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Kate Barker thinks everyone should be out at work. Here’s how ✅ BY KATE BARKER Everyone should be out at work. Every. One.  Partly because ordinary questions like “How was your weekend?” are devilishly difficult to navigate through a fog of gender-neutral pronouns.  And lying is exhausting. Especially on a Monday morning. But I do [….]

FROM THE VAULTS: Sofie Hagen – “I can have lesbian sex when I’m thin”

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Comedian Sofie Hagen revisits her teenage diary BY SOFIE HAGEN, IMAGE BY MATT CROCKETT I recently found an old diary I wrote when I was 13. Like most teenage diaries would, it portrayed me in a rather unfortunate light.  Amongst complaints about the girls in my class and embarrassing amounts of Westlife fanfiction, I made [….]

THE BISEXUAL BIBLE: For a cost benefit analysis of dating

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“Like the stock market. You commit yourself to your investment with no real way of ensuring the performance of the stocks” BY GEORGIA BUTLER I want something on the record, something to hold me accountable. Because I may have just made a huge mistake, and when I look back at this, I cannot blame anyone [….]

ESCAPE: What travelling in Greece taught me about life in lockdown

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“Don’t put pressure on yourself to come out of lockdown with a six pack – your body is already beautiful. And remember, tzatziki goes with everything“ BY KELLY-ANNE TAYLOR To bring a little light to lockdown, I’ve been hosting themed evenings for my flatmates inspired by countries we’ve travelled to. To replicate the Greek islands, [….]

REVIEW: Out With Suzi Ruffell

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“It’s not just for the queer community, this is for anyone who has ever felt like an outsider” BY GRACE PRITCHARD Coronavirus has turned our day-to-day lives upside down and, at a time when many of us are feeling isolated and cut off from the world, it’s more important than ever to feel connected. Well, [….]

SCREEN: Five lez/bi directors you should probably know

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When you’re logging on for your next lockdown cinema session, keep these lez/bi creatives in mind… BY CHARLIE VOGELSANG. PHOTO BY LORENCE LOZANO Female directors are often side-lined by the movie industry with the focus falling instead on popular male directors. Since the Academy Awards began in 1929, only one woman has won the award [….]