Inside the ambitious growth of gal-dem 2.0

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by Steve Watson in June 2019
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LGBTQI+ Race Women

“We have money all of a sudden!” Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff is the editor of gal-dem, the magazine made by women of colour and non-binary people of colour, which made an immediate impact when its first print issue launched in 2016. They’ve been working hard since then to increase their reach, for example with their takeover of The Guardian’s Weekend magazine last year, and this week saw the release of their first book, I Will Not be Erased. I caught up with Charlie to speak about the rapid growth of gal-dem, including the funding they received earlier this year, which is allowing them to embark upon “gal-dem 2.0” – the ambitious next stage of their development.

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