Journal Wonderzine published a curious list of people from which nobody and twenty years. However, each of them can be called a true "event" of the year 2014: all of these teens - an icon of youth culture, declared his right to change this world.
blockquote> By studying the generation of children, whose voice has become louder in 2014, I want the truth and hope that they are really able to make this world a better place. They are just as adults are struggling with gender prejudices, looking for their style and style, are subject to attack from those who are stronger, but do not despair and think, grow faster than their parents' generation. In this list, we describe the models, transgender, writers, athletes, scientists, actors and chefs children - anyone who has changed the world of their peers and parents in 2014.
Christine Pimenov, 9 years old, model
Although popular models eroding, and they niche gradually withdraw actors, the world is still looking for the perfect appearance. Recently, social media and the public agreed on the idea that the most beautiful girl on earth - a nine-model Christina Pimenov, the daughter of Russian football Ruslan Pimenov. Fire adds active in social networks facebook and instagram Christine leads her mother, former model Glikeriya Shirokov, who knows the correct angles to represent the daughter in a favorable light. Nothing good in the comments of users of social networks on which Christina long legs and what she's cute "baby" is not, and does not mention pomeshannost society on the visual appeal is still impossible: a half-million followers in instagrame and 2, 5 million facebook say that the maturity and diversity as a trend yet, you can only dream of.
Tavi Gevinson, 18, a blogger, journalist and aktrisa
We recently wrote about how Tavi Gevinson conquered the world and has become a voice of a generation of 18-year-olds. At age 11, Tavi started a blog and became like a real teenager nonconformist, to find myself actively experimenting with trends and gradually pestuya own style - both in journalism and in fashion. Her blog Rookie turned into an online magazine with 3, 5 million unique visitors per month, where she writes about her life and talks about pop culture. Now Gevinson exhibits acting skills in the Broadway production «This Is Our Youth» with Michael Gray. In the future, Tavi is going to continue their studies by enrolling in college, but it seems that we are unlikely to remember it only as a good student - a generation of teenagers that it is too interesting for adults, so expect new brilliant roles and incredible revelations about how she lives and what they think.
Jazz Jennings, 14 years old, transgender
2014 minutes can be considered a landmark for the transgender community, which has decided to declare itself loudly usual statement of the fact that there gransgendery and they are people just like everyone else. The most difficult life is for children and adolescents, transgender people, so it is impossible to overestimate the role played by Jazz Jennings - 14-year-old girl born a boy, but with two years to be felt like a girl. In 4 years doctors have Jazz diagnosed with "gender dysphoria", and recently it has become a co-author of the book "I Jazz" for children from 4 to 8 years: "This book - says Jazz - especially for the children of transsexuals, who are struggling with a and society. I want to tell them that they are not alone. They should emerge from the shadows and live like normal people. " Jennings talked with Bill Clinton, she interviewed the legendary American TV host Barbara Walters - in general, has become the darling of the media, as the teaching of others, not only transgender accept yourself for who you are.
Sasha Obama Magic, 13 and 16 years, the president's daughter SSHA
Daughter of US President always in sight, although Barack Obama joked that the information about whether they meet with somebody, "strictly classified." Moreover, the recent scandal with their indirect participation showed some reputational risks threaten, if someone thinks of the sisters to discuss Obama's appearance. Member of the Republican Party Elizabeth Loten quit after Sasha and Malia criticized Obama: "Dear Sasha and Mali, I understand that you have an awkward age, but you are part of the president's family, try to behave with dignity. Do not dress as if you're in a bar and not in the White House. " Meanwhile, Malia Obama created a furor by appearing at a music festival Lollapalooza, and Sasha became a kind style icon: after the girl was seen in svitshote with a unicorn on ASOS with just a few days bought the whole batch of the same sweatshirts.
Emer Hickey, Chiara Judge Healey and Sophie-Tov, 17, 16 and 17 years old schoolgirl uchenye
Three classmates from Ireland won the competition Google Science Fair, which is held for the fourth consecutive year, students experimenters. Their project, hit the judges can theoretically solve the problem of global food crisis: they found that using bacteria diazotrofov can make certain cultures are more fertile and increase productivity. After a 11-month study, it was found that the bacterium is able to reduce the germination of barley and oats by 50% and reduce the amount of fertilizer needed for plant growth. Now schoolgirl thinking about how to make money on it, but it seems that they will not have a problem with it - if there are things in the world that can solve global problems, there will always be those who will be ready to finance them.
Mona Davis, 13 years old, beysbolistka
Davis, 13 years old, African-American, and she throws the ball at a speed of 110 km / h - if someone breaks the patterns and in sports, this girl. American girls do not play baseball, and Monet Davis really capable of becoming one of the role models, change the course of history, which then write bestsellers and withdraw biopic. African American athletes rarely graces the cover of Sports Illustrated, but Davis noticed after her murderous throw in the game of international competition Little League World Series, and was told to "remember her name." Total during the existence of this competition for children from 11 to 13 years participated in it only 18 girls. According to Davis, crazy even ESPN, taking stories about how she being a pitcher, played six innings dry. Despite this, Monet in no hurry to let the sport, claiming that as soon as her rivals are older, she can not make them true competition.
Kiernan Shipka, 15 years old, aktrisa
For the first time the general public became acquainted with Kiernan Shipka in the TV series "Mad Men" in 2007 when she was cast as Sally, the eldest daughter of Don and Betty Draper. Numerous Telekritika noted that season after season, it gradually turns into a central figure. Although initially Shipka was a guest actress showrunner «Mad Men» Matthew Weiner translated it in the main cast. For his outstanding actor playing Kiernan won the "Young Hollywood", and then one of the main roles in "Flowers in the Attic" - the first part of the American saga "Dollangendzhery." And that's just the beginning.
Flynn McGarry, 16 years old, chief povar
According to family legend, Flynn McGarry began to prepare for the whole family in 11 years because he did not like mom's cooking. Now Mom calls herself his "dishwasher", and Flynn, who in November sixteen, feeding is no longer the family and relatives, and visitors to the restaurant, which has recently been appointed head chef. McGarry style of cooking known as "progressive American cuisine", which in general does not mean anything, but to love and willingness to experiment is not to go far from the American culinary traditions. His profile made in The New York Times, he took part in the TV show, scared a lot of runs and wants to open "the best restaurant in the world" - in general, the most popular chef from those who do not sell alcohol for another five years.
Joshua Wong, 18, oppozitsioner
Awkward teenager in huge glasses the whole world knew, after it became clear that he was the leader of the so-called revolution of umbrellas - Hong Kong street protest, the main requirement of which is to limit China's influence on the management of this special administrative region. A former British colony, Hong Kong is considered to be more advanced and independent than the rest of China and, therefore, participated in the protests a huge number of students, whose mouthpiece and began Wong. For the rest, traditional, China, it is considered a troublemaker and an extremist, but he seems to not care about it at all - even in Hong Kong and restless, but freely.
Lorde, 18, pevitsa
Recently, the New Zealand singer Lorde said the 18-year anniversary, presenting a video for the song «Yellow Flicker Beat», which became the soundtrack to the latest "hunger games", and this is a direct consequence of her incredible success. At the beginning of 2014, she received two statues "Grammy" for the hit «Royals». Then her debut album «Pure Heroine» was certified platinum. Well, in the end Lorde became a role model for those who do not like photoshop and loves himself in March it published two photographs of yourself otfotoshoplennuyu (with perfect skin) and this (not very) to remind his followers that, that "flaws - this is normal».
Malala Yousafzai, 17, pravozaschitnitsa
Having survived the attack by the Taliban and shot in the head, numerous manifestations of discontent compatriots and lack of faith in her, Malala Yousafzai the Pakistani girl from a small-rights activist became a laureate of the Nobel Peace Prize. It helps women living in his native Pakistan for education, save the Syrian refugee children and still listen to their parents as the only mentors. She walks with implanted into the skull titanium plate and a lifetime lost some hearing, but never regretted that was not afraid to go against the word violence. In Mahatma Gandhi appeared worthy replacement, it is a pity that the price of peaceful struggle is now so high.