gal-dem

Culture

what 'rookie' meant to a generation of young female writers

As Tavi Gevinson announces the closure of her website for teen girls, Polyester Zine's founding editor, Ione Gamble, explores its impact on DIY culture and amplifying the voices of young women.
Ione Gamble
12.8.18
Culture

join gal-dem at house of vans in the lead up international women’s day

They’re holding an event this Sunday in support of black feminist organisation Imkaan, dedicated to addressing violence against black and minority ethnic women and girls.
Jade Jackman
3.2.18
News

there’s going to be a black girl festival in london

Save the date.
Georgie Wright
10.16.17
London

gal-dem are proving you can change mainstream media for the better

Forming a "creative community filled with incredible women of colour,” website and collective gal-dem has captured the hearts and minds of many WOC who felt excluded by the whitewashed mainstream media.
Lynette Nylander
6.16.17
Culture

babyface’s international women’s day events round up

The all-female creative collective curate London’s most inspiring IWD events that you shouldn’t flake on
Babyface Girls
3.7.17
News

gal-dem are taking over the v&a tomorrow night

No Friday night plans? No worries, gal-dem have got you covered.
i-D Staff
10.27.16
Culture

as gal-dem launch their own magazine, take an exclusive look inside issue one

As the inaugural issue celebrating girlhood, female friendship and growing up hits shelves, we share Grace Barber-Plentie’s discussion of how early noughties music videos filled the blanks of her black girlhood...
i-D Staff
9.28.16
News

turn it up, it’s the gal-dem radio! broadcasting live this weekend

Tune into gal-dem radio live from Bristol’s Arnolfini Gallery on Saturday and Sunday, with the girls discussing all things punk.
Tish Weinstock
8.26.16
Culture

meet gal-dem: a site for girls of colour by girls of colour

Frustrated by a whitewashed mainstream media, Liv Little and Leyla Reynolds are two of the girls behind gal-dem, a online creative space championing ethnically diverse narratives and news.
Lynette Nylander
5.27.16
Culture

take an exclusive look inside typical girls zine

Presenting a diverse range of fascinating women, considering topics from gender and identity politics to music industry classism and climate change, The Naked Issue is the zine you need now.
Charlotte Gush
3.24.16