This week, LGBTQ rights organisation Transförsvaret tried to change that by occupying the Swedish Board of Health and Welfare.
Actually stabbing a teenage boy in the shoulder is a step too far, Bozos.
Two Swedish researchers found that you are more likely to apply for a course and get good grades if the books you read are less about boring stereotypes and more about situations you can personally identify with.
People traveled from all over the country to welcome LGBTQ asylum seekers to the city of Uppsala.
Several attempts have been made to conceal the odor, but the "smell of fresh crap" still lingers over the city, according to one resident.
VICE goes behind-the-scenes with the world's best SMITE gamers as they prepare for DreamHack Summer in Sweden.
Gianna Toboni sits down with the Swedish pop star Robyn to talk about feminism, Prince, and her music publishing company, Konichiwa Records.
A British politician summed it up perfectly when he said, "If you want the American dream, go to Finland."
Check out a trailer for our new documentary, Versus, which goes behind the scenes of the competitive gaming world of SMITE.
"When I hear about people who own fifteen assault weapons, I think, Why do you need that?"
Swedish politician Gulan Avci explains how her country should respond to a rise in male migrants.
Sweden is the first country in the world to launch a phone number for the entire country, so we got different European nations to try it out and ask the Swedes their burning questions.
With 100 million downloads and counting, the Swedish studio is dominating the kids market. You need to know about them.
"When they hear you're pregnant, the first question people ask is whether it's a boy or a girl. Why is everyone so eager to figure out my child's genitals?"
Kidnappings might not be that common in Sweden, but when they do happen, they're pretty fucked up.
We asked our European VICE offices about their countries' rich traditions when it comes to cursing: The Serbians will threaten to fuck the first row of people at your funeral, while the Danish will call you an "ass banana."
With gorgeous visuals and a likable hero at its core, this new Swedish puzzler is worth finding time for.
As the saga possibly comes to an end, we spoke to Melbourne University's Jerry Koliha who taught Assange mathematics back in 2006.
Linde gained international notoriety in 2012 by dressing as a cake in blackface. His latest exhibition is opening Saturday in Stockholm but has already divided the local art community.
Calle Vangstrup believes it's OK to break the law when that law is unfair or inhumane.
Sweden and Denmark have introduced tight new border checks to stop the number of refugees coming to Scandinavia, and some left-wing and pro-refugee groups are upset.
The troubled life and mysterious death of a man named Michael Boatwright.
The tests have little scientific basis, but could save a life.
The New York ballroom scene has spread to a European incarnation that mixes straight, gay, black, white, men, women, young, and old. Photographer Ewen Spencer has been following its parties.