I don’t need to look “good” to be worthy of basic respect.
I wish someone had told me when I was 13 that it was OK to be a monster.
It’s a brand-new day.
Bacne, butchness, and BS beauty ideals.
I thought relaxing my hair was the only option.
Conquering my wispy, curly mop.
October’s theme is CAST OF CHARACTERS. Here’s what kinds of submissions we’re looking for, plus info on how to send us your work. ✴
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!