what 'rookie' meant to a generation of young female writers
As Tavi Gevinson announces the closure of her website for teen girls, Polyester Zine's founding editor, Ione Gamble, explores its impact on DIY culture and amplifying the voices of young women.
tavi gevinson on love, and the difficulties of writing about it
The writer and actress talks to i-D about Rookie’s latest release, ‘Rookie on Love,' which features essays by Mitski, Jenny Zhang, and Hilton Als.
amandla stenberg discusses pansexuality in new video
The young activist tackled a host of important social issues in a new video series for Rookie.
rowan blanchard identifies as queer
The Disney star tweeted: “being queer to me just means not putting a label on sexuality – just existing.”
minna gilligan speaks in clothes, selfies, and beautiful art
“There’s this expectation of artists to be in the shadows, to be behind a painting. Especially as a woman, and a young woman, I feel it’s really important to be like, 'Hey, this is me, this is what I look like. This is how I present myself'."