Celebrating the world we have created for ourselves.
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.
August's theme is WORK IN PROGRESS. 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!