The VICE Guide to Right Now
China Rejects Same-Sex Marriage, Says Only Heterosexual Unions ‘Suit Country’s Condition’
Homosexuality is not a crime in the country but conversion therapy and persecution are rampant.
Like a Lot of India, I Used to Have a Problem With Gay People And Didn't Even Know That Was a Problem
Ten years ago, I accidentally stopped a friend from coming out for a very long time, even to herself. Today, I acknowledge how I may have been a part of oppression of the LGBTQ+ community without even realising it.
What Ramadan Is Like When You Have an Eating Disorder
It’s easier to starve myself without arousing suspicion when everyone around me is fasting.
What We Talk About When We Talk About PCOS
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is as much about social stigmas around the female body and femininity, as it is about its physiological manifestations.
Psychology’s Short-Lived Experiment With Nude Psychotherapy
Getting naked in therapy sessions was considered part of a search for authenticity.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
Dealing With Depression Is Like Making Friends With the Monsters Under My Bed
Anyone with mental illness will stumble upon their own fail-safes to help them during mental health crisis—a Mental Health Kit, so to speak. Having battled depression for 17 years, I have unknowingly put together one of my own.
What it’s Like When You Can Only See in Black and White
The rare condition is known as monochromacy—or total colorblindness.
The Long-Term Psychological Effects of Having Acne as a Teen
Women specifically reported greater impairment in their quality of life, and showed more symptoms than men.
What It's Like to Date When You're HIV Positive
It's not as bad as I thought.
Amahl S. Azwar
People Always Assume Infertility Is the Woman’s Fault
Why can't I get pregnant? What's wrong with me?
Indonesia's Widows are Stuck In a Web of Poverty, But There's a Way Out
And, no, we don't mean becoming some guy's second wife.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
India’s Aging Sex Workers Are Facing a Healthcare Crisis
STDs and stigma are now the least of their concerns.