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  • Minority media takes on the mainstream
  • Minority media takes on the mainstream
    William Murphy, Creative Commons (2016) ©
CASE STUDY

Gal-Dem: a digital zine for young women of colour

In the digital age, being part of a minority group no longer has to mean feeling alone; a range of online platforms are letting people connect through their ethnic and cultural identities. Gal-Dem takes key talking points for young women of colour and provides a space in which they can be discussed.

Location United Kingdom

Scope
In the digital age, being part of a minority group no longer has to mean feeling alone. Instead, people can connect to each other through an online world that’s not limited by geography. Sharing common interests and opinions is easy, and virtual communities are helping to support physical communities, strengthening social groups.

A wave of publications are now opening the door for young women of colour to discuss their ethnic and cultural identities while engaging with broader, more universal topics. How is the burqini ban threatening freedom of expression?How is the Olympics highlighting the dehumanisation ...

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