Quick Hit: Check out “Rookie”!

“Rookie,” Tavi Gevinson’s new website for teenage girls, has officially launched. With a classy, simple layout and three posts per day by a roster of very cool contributors (including our very own Lori!), it kinda makes me want to go back and do high school again–with better style this time.

I especially loved Tavi’s first post offering tips for getting over “girl hate.” It is spot-on and comes with this lovely flowchart explaining the origins of girl-on-girl competition and jealousy.

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Go read the rest and explore the site!

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5 Comments

  1. Posted September 7, 2011 at 12:49 pm | Permalink

    Do you seriously want to redo high school, Maya? :) If so, you are much braver than me. High school was awful!

  2. Posted September 7, 2011 at 4:15 pm | Permalink

    Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Love you Tavi? Please Maya you have your cool adult life to live out, don’t go back to High School

  3. Posted September 7, 2011 at 8:04 pm | Permalink

    Ha. Yeah, my high school experience was not bad, but I suppose where I’m at now is pretty nice too!

  4. Posted September 8, 2011 at 3:34 am | Permalink

    They’re right in that competition is gender segregated in your society. I don’t think that “men don’t want to compete with, or compared to women” is an adequate explanation for this segregation though.

    • Posted September 8, 2011 at 1:49 pm | Permalink

      Seconded. It may be an aspect but I’ve seen so much more to those scenarios.

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