gal-dem is an annual English magazine dedicated to women and non-binary people of color. It was founded in 2015 by a young university student tired of the prejudices within the university. The first edition, printed in 1000 copies, sold out in a very short time, from there the story of gal-dem is that of a success in being a point of reference for an audience that sought to share their story in a world of prejudices.
gal-dem is about minority, culture, politics and social prejudices. It collects interviews and stories of women and non-binary people of color who find in its pages a solid tool of awareness.
ISSUE 4 - Un / Rest
In these incessantly hellish times, most of us are caught up in the constant battle between conflicting energies. Sleepless nights, overtime, basic organization to fight powers and dance for stress in dark spaces. All before we run out, pass out, dream, leave the quiet corners, and then, of course, we will all die. The last break.
The fourth edition features conversations with the likes of Little Simz, Tierra Whack and Paralympic record holder Kadeena Cox. to, of course, an on-set interview with our literary luminary cover stars Candice Carty-Williams, Mariam Khan, Naomi Shimada, Yasmin Rahman, Victoria Princewill and Jay Bernard.
This issue collects contributions from 40 contributors ranging from novice writers to rising UK media stars. Among them, Ash Sarkar writes about his vision of utopia, while Yomi Adegoke discusses the relentless pressure of being a black woman in the spotlight. Pena Monaghan recounts the politics behind the Miss Tibet beauty pageant, and Ruchira Sharma reconsiders her attitude towards superstitions by speaking to children of the diaspora.
This number is a testament to the constant balance of modern life and an ode to the endless creativity of non-binary women and black people who continue to break down media barriers with their ideas and creativity.
Dimensions: 17x25 cm