photographs of the last year before teenagehood
Photographer Hollie Fernando spent a year photographing her 12-year-old brother.
photographing queer youth culture in regional spaces
In their latest series, Jonno Revanche explores unseen LGBTQ+ experiences in country Australia. "I'm in awe of people thriving under difficult conditions and circumstances," they say, "of people finding connection and understanding and empathy in a...
how a movie about cannibalism became the coming of age film of the year
With ‘Raw’, director Julia Ducournau shows what eating human flesh can teach us about growing up and discovering our humanity.
how daria served as the ultimate antidote to 90s bro-culture
20 years ago, a Lawndale teenager changed TV, cartoons and high school forever.
lorde’s first album captured suburban dreams and realistic teenage life
Before her new track drops, we revisit her first album, 'Pure Heroine.'
how activist amrita hepi uses dance to work shit out
The “dance maker” explains why movement is an antidote to shame and how society tells girls to stop dancing.
what do people hear when asked, ‘where are you really from?’
Six people sound off on the very loaded question, and explain how it impacts their sense of home, identity and community.
photographer evangeline davis creates tender portraits of new zealand girls
In her new book 'Touchy' Evangeline explores the lovely awkwardness of being a girl.
youth culture international with collection of documentaries
Issue 3 of the cult zine goes around the world to capture the ephemeral moments of growing up.
tough & tender catalogs 40 years of adolecent love and pain
From Robert Mapplethorpe to Larry Clark, the new exhibition is an exercise in shared nostalgia and reflection.
exploring our love, obsession and fascination with youth
Photographer Heather Lighton's upcoming book 'Young 2' is an unapologetic celebration of adolescent beauty.
remembering livejournal: a generation’s unlikely introduction to feminism
Before Tumblr, there was LiveJournal: the internet’s original haven for outsiders.
Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen