The history of the controversial word. Plus: A music time machine, Erykah Badu, and more.
Why can’t I confront the person who assaulted me?
Plus a weird theory about the movie Titanic, witchcraft as a feminist practice, and…THE DRESS.
Why it’s imperative to believe survivors of sexual violence.
Plus new Ex Hex, Arabelle’s closet, and “Yellow Flicker Beat.”
Sometimes the world is too much.
Plus Joan Rivers, photo leaks, and the best songs from 1994.
And thoughts on a new Supreme Court ruling, all kinds of FKA twigs goodness, et plus!
Plus memories of Philip Seymour Hoffmann, Pussy Riot’s big week, and a look behind the scenes of Mean Girls.
May's theme is HOMESTRETCH.
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!