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.
Women in comedy have long been overshadowed by their male counterparts on TV, in films and, more recently, in the world of online humour. Can WhoHaha, an online portal founded by actor and director Elizabeth Banks, get girls giggling with material made by their fellow females?
The Shade Room is the first celebrity news tabloid to launch as an Instagram account – a fitting platform for a generation seeking content that's 24/7, on-the-go, highly visual and bottom-up. It's celebrity gossip done by, and for, Gens Y and Z, targeted specifically at young, black audiences.
‘Art hoe’ isn’t an insult, it’s a movement. Started on Tumblr and Instagram, the term was embraced by a group of women using selfies and visual art creatively as a way of reclaiming black female identity as one that encompasses sensitivity, intellect and artistic vision.
A new generation of Latino Gen Yers want lifestyle content that reflects who they are and how they live. Spanish-language broadcaster Univision is now looking to provide them with exactly that, launching The Flama to empower the Hispanic community and challenge cultural stereotypes.