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Inside the ambitious growth of gal-dem 2.0
Non-binary people of colour
Women of colour
  • 17cm x 24cm 
  • Published in London, 2019 

Gal-dem is a London-based title created by women and non-binary people of colour. It aims to present depth and variety in a diverse collection of voices.


This fourth annual print issue has been curated around the theme of “Un/Rest”, and seeks to redefine what it means to be both restive and restful.


In this issue:


  • Little Simz in conversation
  • A group interview with literary stars Candice Carty-Williams, Mariam Khan, Naomi Shimada, Yasmin Rahman, Victoria Princewill, and Jay Bernard, shot for the cover by visual artist Nwaka Okparaeke
  • Pena Monaghan gives insight into the surprising politics behind the Miss Tibet beauty pageant
  • The once-sceptical Ruchira Sharma reconsiders her attitude toward superstitions
  • Memories of childhood sleepovers
  • Amita Joshi’s intergenerational retelling of the persecution suffered by Ugandan Asians who fled the country under Idi Amin, and the struggles they have faced over the last 40 years
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