Whiteness and I are in a critical-distance relationship.
Twitter takes on street harassment. Plus: Remembering the Charleston massacre, and more.
Meet one of L.A.’s few female barbers. Plus: Adele’s new music video, the secret history of hoodies, & more.
Kerry Washington is a master of privacy, Rumer Willis pushes back against photo retouching, and students debate representation in textbooks.
A gymnast in India breaks new ground. Also: Work by poet Warsan Shire, and a space bubble caught on film.
Often imitated. Never duplicated.
An acid attack at 13 meant learning to live with scars.
Cucumber foot rub, a summer goth look, going commando—and other heat-defying tricks.
I didn’t feel like I belonged in either of my homelands.
June 2014: Eryn and Sara
August’s theme is FILL IN THE BLANK.
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!