You are here

DIVA Magazine marks a Quarter Century


It's a month of anniversaries for our friends in the gay and lesbian press. First of all, DIVA is twenty five years old, and in its April edition looks back on a quarter of century of change, during which time it has grown to become the largest and most read monthly mag for lesbian and bisexual women in the whole of Europe. DIVA has charted the changes and continuities in activism from a time when women were taking direct action in the shape of the Lesbian Avengers to the day when a gay woman, Ruth Davidson, leads the Conservative Party in Scotland and is even wanted by some in the government to replace Teresa May. The magazine has also taken a stance in favour of trans women, rejecting the antics of lesbian feminist fundamentalists who in 2018 leapt into bed with the Christian right wing to oppose transgender reforms, a stance that has alienated the vast majority of the LGBT movement. The anniversary issue of DIVA also takes a look at the future, with a consideration of the challenges of what lies ahead for gay and bi women. With culture, news, book reviews, music and interviews, DIVA is at the heart of lesbian life in the twenty first century.

Gay Press
LGBT Press
DIVA Magazine

Our Supporting Stations

BCfm - Our home station. Broadcasting across Bristol on 93.2fm
Gastonbury FM - Broadcasting across Glastonbury on 107.1fm
Bradley Stoke Radio - covering the Bradley Stoke area of Bristol on 103.4fm
Pirate Nation Radio - Streaming online from a pirate ship on the river Severn
Base Radio - Streaming online from Windmill Hill in Bristol
Frome FM - covering Frome on 96.6fm
Gloss FM - Streaming online from Thornbury near Bristol
Radio WSM - Streaming online from Weston Super Mare
Tiverton Community Radio - Streaming online from Tiverton
It's Nine Radio - Streaming from Canada
Radio Tircoed - covering Swansea on 106.5fm