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Liv Little

Founder

Gal-Dem

POSITION

Founder

COMPANY

Gal-Dem

COUNTRY

United Kingdom

AGE

29 years

SCENE

Social

SOCIAL

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What makes Liv Little a Global Shaker?

Liv little founded gal-dem magazine, a UK-based digital publication launched by and for women and non-binary people of colour, whilst she was in her last year of university.

Liv says she started gal-dem “as a direct response to a feeling of severe isolation and hopelessness that often comes with being the only person of colour in a room.”

“As a black student, sitting in lectures and seminars and being asked to speak on behalf of all marginalised voices amidst a sea of white privilege, it became evident that if the rooms weren’t going to change, it was time to build my own.”

Originally a zine, gal-dem has gone from strength to strength, securing investment and sponsorship from the likes of Glossier and partnerships with Penguin Random House and The Guardian.

She is now working with Stonewall and Absolut Vodka to spread awareness on how to be a better LGBT+ ally.

Little was a politics and sociology student at the University of Bristol and has worked for organisations such as Women for Refugee Women.

Tags: LGBTQ+

Last updated: June 28, 2019