A clinically dead pregnant woman is being kept on life support against the wishes of her parents to preserve the life of her unborn fetus. How many more victims is my country's antiquated abortion law going to claim?
Last week a Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court declared that chimpanzees are not people, legally speaking. This does not bode well for the wider and active great ape rights movement.
VICE News correspondent Tania Rashid traveled to Sylhet and met with both perpetrators and victims of rape, as well as local police, to find out what is driving Bangladeshi men to rape and abuse women.
Married people who transition to another gender can't change the gender on their birth certificate without first getting divorced, and this draconian policy is causing all sorts of difficulties for trans individuals.
"Some press reports stated that I spent the first few days of after escaping custody hiding out at my friend's strip club, up to my eyes in bums, tits, cocaine, and champagne. Which was abso-fucking-lutely true."
Tourists come by the truckload to Nimbin, New South Wales, to score pot, and many locals have no trouble with the cottage drug industry. Nevertheless, the authorities are cracking down on dealers. What gives?
They don't need a bag packed at night anymore, they can go to bed without preparing for the worst, and their kids are energetic, whereas before they were just zonked out all the time. The only thing bad about the kid-friendly marijuana tincture they use i…
Miami street artist AholSniffsGlue's lawsuit against douchey clothier American Eagle Outfitters for "blatant, unlawful, and pervasive infringement" could be a landmark case for artists' rights. But does he have a case? We asked a lawyer to weigh in.
The internet collectively pointed and laughed at a sleepy fat man on Monday, when news broke that he was suing MLB, ESPN, and two commentators for $10 million. This got us wondering whether this "symbol of failure" has a snowball's chance in hell of winni…
Even though Italy ratified the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, there is still no specific anti-torture legislation in that country. The nation's lawmakers are trying to change that, but their firs…