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“AUSTERITY AFFECTS ME AS A DISABLED LESBIAN”

HANNAH DODD MEETS JANE, A LESBIAN LIVING WITH HIV IN A RURAL VILLAGE IN THE PEAK DISTRICT

When looking at the impact of cuts in the UK, it’s all too easy to get lost in the multitude of faceless figures. So to understand how austerity affects communities, I wanted to speak to someone who’d truly felt them. That was when I got a call from Jane (not her real name), a lesbian living in a rural village in the Peak District. Formerly drug user and sex worker, she has also been living with HIV for 30 years.

“It doesn’t seem right to let people get more ill before they qualify for your service”

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We are over the moon to have YouTuber Shannon Beveridge on our cover this month. As well as looking super fly in our exclusive photoshoot, she talks to DIVA editor Carrie Lyell about being the role model she so desperately needed when she was younger, and tells us why she’ll never let the cameras into another relationship. Also in this issue: - Danielle Brooks tells Roxy Bourdillon what she really thinks of that controversial Orange Is The New Black story line - Young M.A on being accepted as a lesbian rapper - How to be an author: Lesfic author Kiki Archer shares her tips - Living with HIV: How austerity is harming the most vulnerable women in our community - Believe: An extract from Nicola Adams’ new memoir - Travel with Pride: An activist’s guide - Bi family: “I walked my dad down the aisle at his civil partnership” Plus interviews with Elliott Sailors, Rhyannon Styles and more!
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