EVENTS: akt release star-studded line-up for #aktogether sessions

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Come join us for a chat with the one and only Heather Peace in support of akt this Friday BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS As many people have been struggling with the lows of lockdown whilst isolated from friends, family and the wider LGBTQI community, our friends over at akt are bringing us a wonderful event to [….]

DATING: Virtual date nights to keep the spark alive 😍

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Dating from a distance doesn’t have to be boring! BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Whether separated from your significant other, or suddenly forced to spend every moment together, lockdown is forcing couples to get creative with date nights in order to have fun together and keep the magic alive. One of the really exciting things to come [….]

EVENTS: Stonewall Housing launch a fun-filled two day virtual festival

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House of Stonewall Festival will bring pure entertainment across the weekend to raise funds for homeless LGBTQI people BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Looking for some lockdown weekend plans? We’ve got you covered. Stonewall Housing have put together a full two days of live entertainment from a collection of fabulous LGBTQI artists and creatives from the House [….]

COMMUNITY: Come join The Great Lez Quiz hosted by Sally Walton

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Olympic medal winner Sally Walton will put your sapphic skill to the test this Wednesday BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Clear your Wednesday evening schedule everyone! Olympic hockey star Sally Walton is joining us to host her very own LGBTQI quiz for the DIVA Community this week.  Test your knowledge of lez/bi characters TV and film, history [….]

BOOKS: Top actors get together for a virtual charity book reading

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A virtual reading of Claire Highton-Stevenson’s The Doll Maker will raise funds for the NHS BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Top actors are getting together on Zoom to tell stories to make you stay at home – and raise funds for our NHS during the current global pandemic. And it’s about to get sinister with a fantastic [….]

COMMUNITY: Staying in, but not staying silent

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LGBTQI+ activists and creatives come together for Queer Protest At Home BY PRISHITA MAHESHWARI-APLIN. ILLUSTRATION FREDDE LANKA “We demand honour, identity and liberation,” said Stuart Feather, an original member of the Gay Liberation Front, as he read out the GLF Demands written by John Chesterman in the 70s. His words, just as relevant now as [….]