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Inside California's Queer Skating Scene

Magda Wosinska documents the changing face of skater culture in America with a new photography series and short film.
Liam Hess
a day ago
LGBT

What It's Like to Be Illegally Gay in Myanmar

...And preparing for a drag show.
Libby Hogan
4.3.19
LGBT

LGBTQ Community May Face Privacy Breach if Grindr Isn’t Sold

Grindr is owned by a Chinese company, which renders it vulnerable to having data taken by the government.
Edoardo Liotta
3.29.19
LGBTQ

There’s A Luxury Drug Rehab Center In Thailand Just For LGBTQ+ Clients

VICE visits R12, a special rehab center for LGBTQ+ individuals, which addresses the unique stigma and challenges the community faces
Amahl S. Azwar
3.28.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Chinese Version of 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Leaves out all LGBT References

Over 4 minutes of LGBT, HIV and drug-related content was omitted from China’s premiere of the film, in line with state censorship.
Edoardo Liotta
3.26.19
Film

Bollywood’s First Lesbian Rom-Com Is Bringing Queer Love to Indian Cinema

The mother of a gay child, Shelly Chopra Dhar, and Gazal Dhaliwal, a trans woman, co-wrote the script for a groundbreaking new movie in India in the hopes of getting through to parents of LGBTQ children.
Alyssa Klein
3.11.19
LGBTQ

Life as a Member of India's Third Gender Is a Blessing and a Curse

We spoke to filmmaker Tabs Breese, who spent three years with the hijra community in India to learn more about why living as a member of the country's officially recognized third gender is a unique—and uniquely difficult—experience.
Lucy Draper
2.19.19
pride

Members of China Pride NZ On Growing Up Gay in China

And finding acceptance in New Zealand.
Zeng
2.19.19
LGBTQ

The Controversial Chinese Gay Erotic Novel You Can Finally Read in English

In 1998, an anonymous writer began publishing installments of a gay erotic novel online—perhaps the first one ever published in China.
Hugh Ryan
2.2.19
pride

Meet The Woman Behind New Zealand’s First Chinese LGBTQ Support Group

Lois Hong started the NZ Chinese Rainbow Alliance 华人彩虹联盟 to raise the visibility of – and provide support for – her marginalized community.
Zeng
2.1.19
VICE Guide To Gen Z

An Open Letter to the New Age Queer

From an aging millennial.
Aniruddha Mahale
2.1.19
adventure

Out on the Piste | There’s More to European Gay Ski Week than You Think

A brutal homophobic attack could have marred the event, but then we dialed up the love...
Rupert Mellor
1.22.19
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