We use cookies to track usage and preferences. See Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
CA
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Christmas Presents
   You are currently viewing the Canada version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > DIVA Magazine > February 2017 > No more flame-wars, sisters

No more flame-wars, sisters

LET’S BUILD OUR MOVEMENT, NOT TEAR EACH OTHER DOWN, SAYS PHYLL OPOKU-GYIMAH
PHOTO AJAMU, ILLUSTRATION FERNANDO SAFONT

So many of you sent me messages and tweeted me in response to last month’s column about self-care. Apparently it hit the spot. So I really hope you are having “you time” and looking after yourself, because although many have said last year was tough, I think 2017 is going to be the year for challenges, here in the UK and abroad. I’ve mentioned in previous columns the issues around Brexit and the need for humanity, asylum and immigration, and safe spaces for queer people – mainly queer people of colour who face extreme racism within our very own LGBTQ community; there’s also much sexism and misogyny in a society which replicates patriarchal structures.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of DIVA Magazine - February 2017
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - February 2017
$5.49
Or 549 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only $ 3.00 per issue
SAVE
45%
$35.99
Or 3599 points
6 Month Digital Subscription
Only $ 3.33 per issue
SAVE
39%
$19.99
Or 1999 points
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only $ 3.99 per issue
SAVE
27%
$3.99
Or 399 points

View Issues

About DIVA Magazine

We are thrilled to have singer-songwriter Tanita Tikaram on our cover this month! For the first time in her thirty year career, she speaks openly about her sexuality in a revealing interview with Jane Czyzselska. Don’t forget to check out our digital issue for behind-the-scenes video footage from our cover shoot, including Tanita telling us her favourite tracks from the new album. Also in this issue… LGBT History Month: Why is our past so white? What was it like to be lesbian or bi when homosexuality was a crime? A fairytale photoshoot with YouTube super-couple Rose and Rosie Heather Peace looks back at the history of women’s football Vicky Beeching finds out if Jesus was a feminist Jane Hill asks what’s stopping us from working out Phyll Opoku-Gyimah urges us to build our movement up, not tear each other down Sophie Ward investigates theatre’s gender revolution and talks to the female actors taking male roles Get your coat! How lesbian dating’s changed through the ages PLUS: Travel, fashion, family and much, much more!
Ways to Pay Pocketmags Payment Types
At Pocketmags you get Secure Billing Great Offers HTML Reader Gifting options Loyalty Points