rookie

Culture

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.
Jenna Mahale
4.30.20
Culture

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.
Ione Gamble
12.8.18
Culture

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.
Brittany Natale
1.8.18
Culture

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.
Brittany Natale
1.4.18
News

amandla stenberg discusses pansexuality in new video

The young activist tackled a host of important social issues in a new video series for Rookie.
Jack Sunnucks
6.6.16
News

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.'
i-D Staff
Felicity Kinsella
1.19.16
Noisey Blog

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'."
Wendy Syfret
8.19.15
Youth

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...
Courtney Iseman
Adam Fletcher
10.7.14