Shared interests aren’t the be-all and end-all of a friendship.
White guilt and backlash at the Women’s March on Washington.
When confronting loved ones feels like a conundrum.
Supporting each other through Trump’s presidency, without limit or shame.
There are resources all around you.
Telling the unedited version of my life story, to myself and everyone else.
A morning ritual helps me care for my mother.
Counting the days until I can hit restart.
Between the lines of my teenage diaries.
My illness brought out the worst and the best in me.
March’s theme is TEAM SPIRIT. For details on how to send us your work, please read our Submit page. ✴
Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!