Prince Wrote About Women in a Way That Most Contemporary Male Artists Still Can't

Women usually exist in men’s songs as passive objects, which is to not exist at all. With Prince, they were addressed with awe and empathy.


How Do We Penetrate the White Male Roadblock at the Top of the Music Industry?

The Billboard Power 100 has rolled in again to remind us that the music industry isn't exactly a smorgasbord of diversity.


PREMIERE: Peaches Debuts Very, Very NSFW Video for "Rub"

"Can't talk now 'cause this chick's dick is in my mouth."


Finally Confront Your Mother in Sara Angelica's Video, "Run"

The latest from the Norwegian electronic musician gets under our skins like our mothers can.


"You Can't Lose Your Grip Just Because Society Blames You for Being a Woman"—An Interview With Titiyo

We asked the legendary Swedish songstress what it's like to be a 48-year-old woman in the music industry.


Why Women Need Self-Defence Classes of Their Own

After a scary incident of street harassment I wanted to learn how to defend myself, but I kept running into sexism.


What's Stopping Norwegian Women From Producing Music?

We asked KOSO, a Norwegian female music collective, to explain why so few women are producing music and tell us what they're doing to fight it.


It's Not Your Imagination, Single Women: There Literally Aren't Enough Men Out There

We talked to author Jon Birger about the shortage of educated men, where women should go if they really want to land a husband, and why boys aren't going to college in the first place.


We Asked a Female Shearer About Sexism and Hard Work

It's an old industry with an even older gender divide.


Why All Girls Going to College Should Get a Vibrator

Teenage boys know what feels good to them. Vibrators help girls figure it out.


Denise Bourdeau Kept Returning to Her Abusive Partner. One Day, He Killed Her

Though her killer is behind bars, for her mother there is no justice in how her case was handled.


A Tête-à-Tête about Women, the Internet, and Jonathan Franzen's 'Purity'

Two VICE editors discuss Franzen's latest lightning rod of literary controversy.