The Nearness project is connecting young creatives in isolation
Two ex-Rookie Mag contributors have created an online community as a form of group art therapy.
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’s 42 favorite movies, books, and albums about love
From ‘Edward Scissorhands’ to Toni Morrison, an ultimate list of what to read, watch, and listen to about l-o-v-e, curated by writer and actress Tavi Gevinson.
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 outspoken young Disney actress and activist 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'."
the younger the better when it comes to advice
From the Dear Abby days, when the advice column rose to prominence, we’ve always turned to older voices rich in “life experience” to solve our dilemmas and inspire us to get through life’s troubles. But with issues in modern feminism changing the types...