What we wear keeps traditions alive.
Dressing up in previous generations’ clothes.
Exploring palaces in India’s state of Rajasthan.
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.
August’s theme is DESIRE. 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!