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.
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.
there’s going to be a black girl festival in london
Save the date.
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.
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
gal-dem are taking over the v&a tomorrow night
No Friday night plans? No worries, gal-dem have got you covered.
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...
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.
gal-dem is the site for girls of color by girls of color
Frustrated by a whitewashed mainstream media, Liv Little and Leyla Reynolds are two of the girls behind gal-dem, an online creative space championing ethnically diverse narratives and news.
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.