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Tavi Gevinson Talks Feminism With Michael Ian Black

“There’s a stigma around it that many of us have bought into, and I think the only way to remove that stigma is for more and more people to identify with it, which is why I think something like the Beyonce VMAs performance was so radical. At the same time I think so much of my job is figuring out a way to do that

By: Claire Hannum / February 23, 2015

Simmons College Is Now Trans* Inclusive

Simmons College in Boston is adopting trans* inclusivity. [Boston Globe]
According to the Minneapolis media’s #PointerGate, pointing your finger makes you a gang member. [The Root]
If you believe women should like being catcalled, let Amanda Marcotte tell you why your opinion isn’t relevant. [Raw Story]…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 7, 2014

Tavi Continues Her Path Of World Domination, Appears In James Gandolfini’s Last Film

Is there anything fashion blogger and firecracker Tavi Gevinson can’t do? She blogs! She sings! She starts magazines! And, she apparently acts. After voicing an animated character in the short film “Cadaver” last year, Gevinson took on a live action character, playing Julia Louis-Dreyfus’s daughter in the new film “Enough Said.” The film stars Louis-Dreyfu…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 5, 2013

Tavi Gevinson Tells Stephen Colbert He’s A Cool Dad

Style Rookie blogger and fashion world phenom Tavi Gevinson was on “The Colbert Report” last night,to discuss her latest feat: the publication of Rookie Yearbook One, a compendium of some of the best writing and stories from the first year of Gevinson’s online magazine Rookie. Colbert was a bit in awe of his youngest-ever guest, and queried…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 25, 2013

Tavi Gevinson Voices The Animated Short “Cadaver”

Adorable Rookie mag EIC Tavi Gevinson has taken on a new role — that of actress extraordinaire. Here, she lends her voice to the main character, a tentative medical student who begins dissecting a cadaver only to have it come alive. Gevinson narrates the whole film, and shares credits with Kathy Bates and Christopher Lloyd. Not…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 22, 2013

Tavi Gevinson, On Being Your Own Kind Of Feminist

“When I started Rookie, there were a lot of girls like me who had fashion blogs and loved getting dressed up and thinking about appearance, not in a stressful women’s magazine way, but in a creative way. I can understand how some feminists who’ve fought against things like style or beauty defining all women might feel…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 29, 2012

Alexa Chung, Miranda July & Tavi Sing “You Don’t Own Me” To Mitt Romney

This rocks: Rookie Mag’s Tavi Gevinson, model/presenter Alexa Chung, writer Miranda July, and a whole bunch of other ladies got together for a cover of Lesley Gore’s iconic song “You Don’t Own Me.” As if you needed another reminder that Mitt Romney is like the boyfriend that you can’t believe you ever thought wa…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 22, 2012

Tavi Teaches Jimmy Fallon How To Bitchface

It’s been so crazy and fascinating to watch Tavi rise from 11-year-old fashion blogger to the editor of her own magazine, Rookie, and bonafide celebrity. Now she’s working the media circuit to spread the word about Rookie Yearbook One, a new book featuring the best articles, photos, and illustrations from Rookie‘s first year. Stopping by…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 12, 2012

Anna Wintour Helped Tavi Gevinson See The Sad Reality Of The Fashion World

“I sat next to Anna Wintour at a Band of Outsiders show, and she asked me, ‘When do you go to school?’ I just felt like, When do your models go to school? I had a really weird moment of feeling like I missed my school and I missed my friends, and there wasn’t any…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 31, 2012

Tavi Is Meh About “Seventeen”‘s No Photoshop Pledge

“I think it’s great that these girls are taking action. I don’t know, however, that Photoshop makes a huge difference with the kind of models they use, or that there aren’t other parts of the magazine that contribute to the same issue. I’m sure most people don’t think as obsessively about stuff like the wording…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 18, 2012

Tavi Got To Play With A Mini-Horse And I’m Mini-Jealous

So, Tavi Gevinson, and some of her friends from the webzine Rookie have been traveling across country this summer with the gang at Urban Outfitters. It pretty much sounds like a buttload of fun; they’ve been making stops in major cities and towns along the way to meet up with fans, hold workshops and go shopping.

By: Julie Gerstein / July 14, 2012

We’re Jealous: Tavi Gevinson Goes On Epic Road Trip With Urban Outfitters

We’re already big fans of all things Tavi Gevinson and Rookie Magazine, the after school online project she started with a few friends and Paul Rudd. But now we’re totally legitimately jealous of Miss Gevinson. This summer she’ll be embarking on a grand summer adventure — a road trip from New York to Los Angele…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 25, 2012

Tavi Defends Lana Del Ray

“I don’t understand why it’s so horrible to create an image of yourself, because that’s what pop music is. Even the celebrities who seem to be really real and down to earth still separate themselves from their image, so I don’t get it. I feel like people think she’s threatening because she’s all these things that…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 13, 2012

Watch Tavi Pack For Fashion Week

It’s not easy being a 15-year-old wunderkind. Aside from the basic responsibilities of going to high school, blogger Tavi Gevinson also runs her own magazine — Rookie Mag — and covers Fashion Week. After the jump, we catch up with her as she prepares to head from her home in Chicago to New York for…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 10, 2012

Tavi Lends Her Voice To A New Animated Short Film

It’s hard not to love Tavi. I’m generally opposed to any and all things “twee,” but Tavi has enough brains and sass to transcend the genre. When I first heard about this “13-year-old fashion blogger” a couple years ago, I envisioned a delusional, entitled teen brandishing her mother’s Birkin bag, shooting photos of herself o…

By: Rachel Krause / February 2, 2012

Tavi Says Fashion Industry Was “Confused And Angry” At Her

“I went to fashion week for the first time when I was 13. People were confused about my being there for a few reasons; one was that I was a blogger. The word itself, ‘blog,’ it’s kind of an ugly word. It just doesn’t sound very legitimate. And fashion as an industry has been really…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 20, 2012

Look, It’s Tavi In The New Wilco Music Video

Owing to a random train of events, Spencer Tweedy, the son of Wilco’s lead singer, made a music video with Rookie‘s Tavi Gevinson for the title track of his dad’s new album, The Whole Love. The video, which also stars Spencer’s younger brother Sammy, shows the kids sliding around on wood floors in their socks, playing o…

By: NYMag.com's The Cut / January 9, 2012

My Embarrassing Run-In With Tavi Gevinson

Before working at The Frisky, I spent a few years writing for both music magazines and gossip mags. And it was funny, because the people you’d think I’d get nervous to talk to, I didn’t necessarily, while others left me sweaty palmed and dry mouthed. Michel Gondry? We joked around and took a bunch of…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 15, 2011

How To Make It Through High School (Or Almost Anything)

You’re allowed to care about stuff. That’s the first thing. Even if you think it’s stupid or weird, like polka music or “being obsessed with mimes.” One day you will look back not at all the things that made you cool enough to fit in, but the things that didn’t. And you will love them.

By: Julie Gerstein / September 6, 2011

Just Kidding, That Tavi/Jane Pratt Collaboration Isn’t Happening

It seems the love affair between teen wunderkind style blogger Tavi Gevinson and Sassy magazine creator Jane Pratt may be coming to a close. Tavi originally signed on to be a part of Pratt’s new website xoJane, and was meant to bring the teen voice and angle to the publication. But when Pratt’s site launched…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 9, 2011
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