These lonely brown cuties share the books/art/Instagram accounts that introduced them to eco-feminism, sci-fi, and Orientalism.
I control the filters through which I’m seen.
Why don’t any of my cinematic heroes look like me?
You don’t have to understand what it’s like to be me.
I even liked Sondra, the boring one.
July’s theme is ORIGIN STORY. 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!