Advice for LGBTQ+–identified people in this political climate.
The documentary producer is making things happen in LGBTQ film.
Why is it so hard to talk about girl crushes?
A queer friendly/gender-neutral mix for when your heart is feeling bruised.
The history of a charged word, the new Ghostbusters movie, and more.
His genuine celebration of all emotion inspires me to be kinder to myself.
I exist, I rebel, I prosper.
Enrolling in college after dropping out, and unruly crushes.
Poetry written by Rookie readers.
October's theme is SPIRIT. 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!