Huck is inspired by DIY culture, featuring people who make you think, who challenge the system, who strike out on their own. Packed with intelligent journalism and stunning photography, it covers the people and the places that are shaping culture all over the world.
TEENAGE DREAMS ARE HARD TO BEAT – UNLESS YOU NEVER STOP.
TEENAGE KICKS • What is it about punk that endlessly endures, uniting kids across space and time? Photographers GODLIS and Angela Boatwright may have captured two distinct scenes - 1970s New York and contemporary Los Angeles - but in-between these images, made then and now, lies a single connecting thread.
‘TEEN ACTIVIST’. WHAT A LABEL. HOW ABOUT, ‘PERSON WHO HAS SIMPLY HAD ENOUGH’? • Michael Segalov is News Editor at Huck and author of Huck’s forthcoming book Resist! How to Be an Activist in the Age of Defiance, published 27 August by Laurence King.
ZION KELLY 17 GUN CONTROL WASHINGTON DC
JAMIE MARGOLIN 16 CLIMATE CRISIS SEATTLE
LEGALLY BLACK 17-19 REPRESENTATION LONDON
MUHAMMAD NAJEM 15 CITIZEN REPORTER SYRIA
KAROLÍNA FARSKÁ 19 ANTI-CORRUPTION SLOVAKIA
NOA GOLAN 19 ANTI-OCCUPATION ISRAEL
NETIWIT CHOTIPHATPHAISAL 21 FREE SPEECH THAILAND
Bing Liu DIY DOCUMENTARIAN • As a kid who grew up on the move, often left at home alone, Bing Liu only found a sense of belonging when he picked up a skateboard. His acclaimed new documentary Minding the Gap captures a decade-long bond between three friends escaping volatile backgrounds.
Shehrbano Saiyid CLIMBING ADVOCATE • In a remote corner of Pakistan renowned for mountaineering, a wave of female climbers are conquering monumental peaks for the first time – overcoming social barriers and setting records in the process.
COOL RUNNINGS • On icy roads and frozen lakes across Finland, teenagers race customised cars salvaged from scrap. The goal is to destroy the competition, but the reward lies in a tight-knit community fighting off boredom.
FOREVER CHANGES • After making an acclaimed EP at just 16, Snail Mail’s Lindsey Jordan became engulfed by a wave of hype. Now that her debut album is about to justify that excitement, she’s focused on a slowburning success – even if it feels like life is throwing everything at her all at once.
INFINITE TENDERNESS • As an outsider growing up in a religious community, photographer Peyton Fulford explored her sexuality in secret. Then she found a tribe of fiercely open friends, inspiring both a journey of self-discovery and a visual diary of queer youth in the American South.
Tassy Swallow SURF ACTIVIST • On the coast of Cornwall, in a town overcrowded in summer and deserted by winter, one woman is empowering young locals to reclaim a sense of agency – through the power of surfing.
Teagan Williams-Stewart FENCING CHAMPION • Teagan Williams-Stewart is not your typical fencer – but she is ranked number one. Gunning towards an Olympic gold, the 15-year-old is taking on the world and challenging perceptions along the way.
AGEING COOL • What will rebellion look like in 60 years? To find out, photographer Theo McInnes delved into some of Britain’s most pivotal subcultures, tracking down diehard trendsetters who’ve refused to conform… even in old age. Their stories of self-expression – how our early years shape us, why some passions never stop burning, what it feels like when the world catches up with you – offer a glimpse into the future of any true original.
YEMEN UNITED • In New York City, work is king and dreams only happen if you’re willing to sweat. Nowhere is this truer than at Yemen United, a soccer team caught between the expectations of the old country and the pressures of the new.
Huck the hobo RESTLESS SPIRIT • After leaving his small town as a teen, Steven Boutwell hit...