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Edited by on November 15 2010 at 11:16 AM

Calling all mid-nineties alternateens! Sassy, your favorite grunge-punk feminist magazine, is back, and you have a 14-year-old girl to thank.

Tavi Loves the 90s More Than People Who Lived Through ThemEven though she wasn’t even an idea in her parents’ heads when the magazine started–in fact, the magazine folded by the time she was born–Tavi has teamed up with Jane Pratt (founder of Sassy and Jane magazines) to create this generation’s thinking teen ‘zine.

You guys may know howfeel about Sassy. You also may know that I’ve been babbling about how I think our generation should get one, too. Jane Pratt, founding editor and then EIC of Sassy, also became aware, and emailed me, and we’ve met a couple times, and it looks like we’re going to start a magazine for an audience of wallflowerly teenage girls.

The Style Rookie is quick to point out that this won’t be a reboot of Sassy, despite the 90′s being really hot right now. Instead, the publication will “use Sassy as a point of reference for the whole teen-magazine-that-doesn’t-suck thing.” Kudos to Tavi, who’s long kicked Seventeen magazine to the curb, for bringing back the creative, indie spirt that empowered so many girls of the era. An era she wasn’t privy to.

Tavi Loves the 90s More Than People Who Lived Through Them

But guess what? If YOU still have a fondness for pro-girl, pro-feminist articles and college radio cool, you too can be part of the Sassy project! Tavi wants to see your ideas, stories, and art come to life–send your work and contributions to MagazineSubmissionsAreFun@gmail.com by Friday, November 19!

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Story by Hilary Beck

I got lost on my way to 1980 and came back with an all-black wardrobe, pointy boots, and a penchant for new-wave dudes who look like drug addicts. I also like cats and Kylie Minogue.