Calvin Carter fled Jamaica after he says his boyfriend was murdered in an anti-gay hate crime. But with two misdemeanors on his record, gaining protective status in the US is next to impossible.
So Sad Today went to this year's festival to talk to musicians whose work is "sad," "dark," "nostalgic," or "melancholic" about what happiness is, what it means to them, and how to get it.
On the season two premiere of GAYCATION, Ellen and Ian meet openly gay journalists, activists, and drag performers working toward progress in the post-Soviet nation.
Over the past decade, we've taken to describing people we don't like as "narcissists," when really they're probably just assholes. But what would a real, diagnosed narcissist be like?
Polyamory won't fix your problems or save your relationship, but it may help you grow.
On an all new episode of Weediquette, we talk to football players about the struggle to get medicinal marijuana use approved by an organization notorious for its fear of drugs.
For people who don't have children, the city's playgrounds, access ramps, and subway handrails are innocuous, or invisible. But when photographer Maansi Jain spent a day in Manhattan with a young mom, she learned to see them in a different light.
Several attempts have been made to conceal the odor, but the "smell of fresh crap" still lingers over the city, according to one resident.
"I almost believed he would have an easier time accepting me as a murderer than a whore."
Atlanta has become a caricature in our collective consciousness. But Donald Glover's new show breaks down those tired tropes by reflecting the city's ragged humanity.
The superclub represented a city on the cutting edge of dance culture—and that place no longer exists.
There are two narratives about undocumented youth in the United States: criminals, or university-bound valedictorians. So what if you're just a middle-of-the-road undocumented teen?
It appears that the creepy clowns trying—and failing—to lure kids into the woods in South Carolina have cut their losses and moved up north.
The actress tells us how surviving a harrowing car accident forced her back into acting and led her to the award-winning Netflix series.
The writer Laura Albert, whose pseudonymous creation, JT Leroy, took on a life of his own in the 90s and early 2000s, is trying to stage a comeback—despite the widespread view that what she did was fraud.
Visually impaired users speak to the difficulties inherent in making erotica for the blind, well, erotic.
"I'm 2 and 0," Phillip said of his record for catching thieves.
Germany opened its borders to more than 1 million refugees last year—some of whom are now finding love and starting families with locals.
On this episode of Daily VICE, we travel to Trenton, New Jersey, to meet up with the "Weedman" to talk about religious freedom and his fight with the law.
The new OWN TV show about a black-owned Louisiana farm is a cinematic look at inheritance that's both familial and cultural.
This month you'll find stories about a group of reporters being murdered for covering the destruction of Cambodia's forests; a profile of Phoebe Robinson from of 2 Dope Queens; and an interview with NSA whistleblower Thomas Drake.
VICE correspondent Gianna Toboni tells us about the Qur'an she was given by a former Guantanamo Bay guard.
Could new technology make the lives of freelancers less lonely and more secure?
The writer's second novel, The Lesser Bohemians, took nine years to write and comes out this month.