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Posts Tagged: Rookie
Being the reigning curators of all things empowering and sweet that they are, the people at Rookie got Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker to act as guest advice gurus on the magazine’s series, “Ask a Grown Woman.” The duo answered questions on coming out, how to turn someone down gently, and first kisses....more
If you have a story that you want to tell, but you’re afraid that someone in your life is going to feel wounded, whether that feeling is justified or not, fair or not, tell it anyway.
At Rookie, wunderkind Tavi Gevinson’s website for teenage girls, Hazel Cills has a magnificent defense of teenage girls’ taste, which explains why adult male critics are the last people who should be passing judgment on media for young women....more
Roxane Gay isn’t just for adults.
Rookie Mag’s online issue, currently themed “Age of Innocence,” just posted the new(ish — the original was published in Prairie Schooner) beautiful story on teenage love and two different “first” times. So far the teen press can’t stop raving: “This is taking me forever to read because it’s so good I keep pausing so I can save the rest for later....more