Because you’re not a doormat, but a FULL HUMAN BEING.
About speaking up in class.
Ambivalent at Pride, and being called “too extreme for an Asian girl.”
If something on your plate is wrong: Say something!
Don’t worry if you can’t find the words right away—courage comes in many forms.
Express what you feel.
(A) Use the block button. (B) You’re strong enough to take a stand.
Just as you are.
Feeling unencumbered. Preparing to hibernate.
Learning to form my own views.
October’s theme is CAST OF CHARACTERS. 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!