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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Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director in charge of Editorial at Feministing. Maya has previously worked at NARAL Pro-Choice New York and the National Institute for Reproductive Health and was a fellow at Mother Jones magazine. She graduated with a B.A. from Carleton College in 2008. A Minnesota native, she currently lives, writes, edits, and bakes bread in Atlanta, Georgia.

Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Editorial.

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  • http://cabaretic.blogspot.com nazza

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

  • http://feministing.com/members/toongrrl/ toongrrl

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

  • http://feministing.com/members/maya/ Maya

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

  • http://feministing.com/members/feministwizard/ Maxwell

    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.

    • http://feministing.com/members/azure156/ Jenny Gonzalez-Blitz

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