Poetry by Rookie readers.
A trans activist makes history. Plus: Election-inspired art, & photos from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
James Dean and queer tenderness.
A website advocates for happy, healthy periods—and more news from around the internet.
You don’t have to respond at all. But if you want to: You are in control of the answers.
I wanted to be someone’s first choice.
I strengthened my girlhood while curating it in a world that questioned it.
For communicating who you are without having to explain yourself.
The writer talks about her new books, running for president, and being “the gender of Eileen.”
So this is homesickness.
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