teenagers

Culture

these photos capture 70 years of teenage subcultures

From goths loitering outside shopping centres to 90s clubkids and lairy football fans, the newly opened Museum of Youth Culture celebrates the excitement and confusion of growing up.
Emma Finamore
10.9.19
Culture

meet the students demanding action at new york's climate strike

On March 15, students around the world skipped school to have their voices heard on climate change. Here's what young New Yorkers had to say.
Erica Euse
3.18.19
Culture

16 ways being 16 has changed

“Your generation had those really thin over-plucked eyebrows, now it’s cool to to just shave your eyebrows off.”
Annie Lord
7.17.18
News

45% of teens are "online constantly" and don't think that's a bad thing

But they’re no longer using Facebook as much.
Jack Sunnucks
6.5.18
Arts

for queer kids in the bush, theatre is a lifeline at risk of disappearing

As cuts to arts funding continue to threaten youth theatre programs across regional Australia, we look at how these organisations serve as a resource and outlet for marginalised and isolated teens.
Jonno Revanche
6.20.17
Australia

25 years later, looking for alibrandi is still a searing picture of australian adolescence

Face it, the great Australian novel was about the experiences of a teenage girl.
Wendy Syfret
5.29.17
straight ups

teen dreams of new zealand, straight up

There’s something about New Zealanders, they harbour a kind of moody cool that doesn’t exist anywhere else. Much has been said about how weather, isolation, and multiculturalism informs the national creative fingerprint, but we’re not ones to speculate...
i-D Staff
5.10.17
feminism

how school girls fought for feminism in the 60s and 70s

Sick of being excluded from the mainstream Women’s Rights movement, a new generation of teen activists created their own revolutions in the school yard.
Madison Griffiths
5.2.17
Think Pieces

what's really behind our mermaid obsession?

How how pop culture’s fixation with the fantasy creatures speaks to the way we condemn, destroy and celebrate women.
Wendy Syfret
5.1.17
Culture

13 reasons why we love new netflix drama 13 reasons why

Netflix’s new teen drama avoids cliché to deliver a nuanced look at bullying, sexism and suicide.
Oliver Lunn
4.7.17
tv

how daria served as the ultimate antidote to 90s bro-culture

20 years ago, a Lawndale teenager changed TV, cartoons and high school forever.
Wendy Syfret
3.8.17
Music

lorde’s first album captured suburban dreams and realistic teenage life

Before her new track drops, we revisit her first album, 'Pure Heroine.'
Wendy Syfret
3.2.17
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