LGBT rights

Brazil Is Making Homophobia a Crime

The country's Supreme Court voted Thursday to make discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender unconstitutional.
Tim Marcin

The Teenage Girls Building Their Own Ballet School in a Rio Favela

The crowdfunder set up after the release of the VICE documentary 'Ballet & Bullets: Dancing Out of the Favela' has raised enough money for the Na Ponta dos Pés school to build its own community centre.
Frederick Bernas
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Parrot Got Detained for Yelling 'Police' to Warn Its Owners About a Drug Raid

"He must've been trained for this."
River Donaghey

Millennials on Spirit Quests Are Ruining Everything About Ayahuasca

Ayahuasca was a sacred medicine. Now it's a global 'it' drug, and the trendiness is threatening the source.
Marina Lopes

Everything We Know About the School Shooting in Brazil

"Things like this don’t happen in Brazil, but other countries,” said the Brazilian vice president, who added “violent video games” may have influenced the killers.
Marie Declercq

There's a Dead Humpback Whale in the Amazon Jungle and Nobody Knows Why

The calf is estimated to have been one year old, and was found Friday on Marajó Island.
Becky Ferreira

A Booming Black Market Is Putting Many Cacti Species in Danger

Conservation scientists found that 261 out of 1,438 cactus species are unprotected by preserves or conservation regulations, putting them more at risk than mammals and birds.
Becky Ferreira
world cup 2018

This AI Simulated the 2018 World Cup 100,000 Times to Predict a Winner

A group of researchers used AI and machine learning to predict that Spain and Germany are the most likely winners of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

Video Review Has Made the World Cup Better

Video review has avoided doing what many feared it would do: create more problems than it solved. So far, the addition of VAR (video assistant referees) has been a good thing.
Daniel Squizzato
What's On Tonight

Noisey São Paulo: Watch the Trailer for Episode Two of Our Music Show, Now On JawaPosTV

In episode two of NOISEY, we venture to Brazil and explore the São Paulo music scene with Diplo and Walshy Fire from Major Lazer and their latest collaborator, an artist named MC Bin Laden.
Noisey Staff

The Brazilian Government Considers Being Beautiful a Human Right

It subsidizes nearly half a million surgeries every year.
Alvaro Jarrin

Brazilian Football Hooligans Have Better Tattoos Than You

Because they care about football more than you.
Gabriel Uchida