women

Music

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.
Emma Garland
4.25.16
Op-Eds

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.
Emma Garland
2.17.16
Premieres

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

"Can't talk now 'cause this chick's dick is in my mouth."
Bryn Lovitt
12.3.15
Premieres

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.
Polina Bachlakova
11.24.15
Interviews

"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.
Polina Bachlakova
11.3.15
Stuff

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.
Meg Mankins
10.19.15
Interviews

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.
Polina Bachlakova
10.15.15
Stuff

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.
VICE Staff
9.27.15
Stuff

We Asked a Female Shearer About Sexism and Hard Work

It's an old industry with an even older gender divide.
Emma Do
9.10.15
NSFW

Why All Girls Going to College Should Get a Vibrator

Teenage boys know what feels good to them. Vibrators help girls figure it out.
Manisha Krishnan
9.10.15
News

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.
Jane Gerster
9.9.15
Stuff

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.
Jennifer Schaffer
9.6.15
0112