The Pride Power List, published by DIVA Media Group each year, celebrates those powerful, dedicated and wonderful people within the LGBTQI community.
Back in 2017, actor, presenter and friend of OutNews Global Denise Welch starred in Black Eyed Susan, a heartrending short film highlighting depression.
Tales of a single, middle-aged gay man takes a long look at the woman who could arguably be called the ultimate gay icon and LGBTQ ally: leading mental-health campaigner, actress, presenter and author Denise Welch. Steven Smith takes a look at what makes this lady special to so many. Her book The Unwelcome Visitor is out Continue Reading
Super hunk, Matt Evers, has made history in the UK by taking to the “Dancing on Ice” floor with a same sex partner. The 43-year-old ice skating champion splits his time between his birthplace in the US, and the UK. He tells Steven Smith why ‘Us Brit Lads’ might be more Continue Reading
Everyone’s favourite correspondent Steven Smith asks ten questions to gay icon, DIVA Ally of the Year 2017, actress, presenter, mental health campaigner, and all-round wonder Loose Women’s Denise Welch. You are such a gay icon and an inspiration to the LGBTQ You won Ally of the Year at the Diva Awards in 2017. Your son, Continue Reading
Steven Smith looks at the ever-changing fashions within the LGBTQ scene and considers how our clothes can not only define who we are but can also bring out little prejudices in our thoughts on others, no matter how liberal we think we are. Okay, clothes are my love. You are free Continue Reading
Steven Smith talks LGBTQ music and meets the band that everyone is talking about: The 1975 When you’re thousands of miles away from home in a sleepy Thai mountain village called Somwang, around fifteen miles from the nearest city (Chiang Mai), the first thing that hits you is the peace and Continue Reading
DIVA publisher Linda Riley launches #FlosswithPride to raise funds for Diversity Role Models In what must be the greatest co-opting of a dance craze since Ed Balls’ Gangnam Style routine on Strictly Come Dancing, Linda Riley – publisher of iconic lesbian title DIVA and OutNews Global – is urging everyone to ‘Floss Continue Reading
OutNews and DIVA publisher Linda Riley responds to latest example of homophobic abuse Last month I was thrilled to be asked by Steven Smith of MilliOnAir magazine to feature in their July diversity issue alongside actor and DIVA Ally of the Year Denise Welch. This included being on the magazine’s cover, Continue Reading
Warwick Rowers to teach acting legend Denise how to row for Sports Allies charity The Warwick Rowers, famous for their annual naked calendar, offered to teach the Loose Women legend and long-time supporter of LGBT causes in a special charity session. The calendar raises money for Sport Allies, a charity helping to Continue Reading