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What Does It Mean To Be A Teenage Feminist Today?

Filed by KOSU News in Art & Life.
September 6, 2013

Part 6 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Next Greatest Generation?

About Tavi Gevinson’s TEDTalk

Tavi Gevinson had a hard time finding strong female, teenage role models, so she built a space where they can find each other. She talks about how her site RookieMag.com and others are putting an unapologetically uncertain and complex face on feminism.

About Tavi Gevinson

Born in April 1996, Tavi Gevinson started blogging at age eleven – then rapidly became a bona fide fashion icon. In 2009 she was featured on the cover of Pop magazine and was invited as a special guest to New York Fashion week.

Her site for teenage girls, Rookie, broke the one-million page views within five days of launching in September 2011. She’s currently the editor-in-chief and founder of RookieMag.com and writes thestylerookie.com and has written for several publications including Harper’s Bazaar, Jezebel, Lula, Pop, and GARAGE magazine. [Copyright 2013 NPR]

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