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Rural Week NZ

Why Growing Up In a Gang Town Isn't Always What You Think

I almost never talk about being from Kawerau, New Zealand, not out of embarrassment, but because people make assumptions about your life.
Morgan Godfery

Christmas Presents Are Bad, Actually

Forget to get someone a gift? Let me provide you with after-the-fact justification.
Allie Conti
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Don’t Work 80 Hours a Week for Elon Musk, or Anyone

Musk claims "nobody ever changed the world on 40 hours a week." Not only is that totally wrong, it's a trademark of boss exploitation.
Rick Paulas

Sex Work Is About Finding Your Niche, and Upselling

"I’m a non-binary takatāpui transsexual, and I like being feminine, and I want a dick, and I don’t see why I shouldn’t."
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Sending Nudes on Dating Apps Is Bad For My Mental Health

Lessons from my attempt at going a whole year without dick pics.
Bintang Lestada
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How Playing 'The Sims' Lets Me Be Free As a Queer Person in Indonesia

In the game, I never have to put on a mask.
Bintang Lestada
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Why Casting Nagini as an Asian Woman in 'Fantastic Beasts' Is So Offensive

The decision has spurred more conversations about J.K. Rowling’s proclivity for retroactively introducing diversity.
Nicole Clark
So Long Path

So Long Path, the Social Media App That Made Way for Instagram

You have until October 18 to say your last goodbye.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
mental health

The Never-Ending Fight to Find the Right Treatment for My Bipolar Disorder Has Left Me Numb

It's always hard to find the right treatment for mental health issues like mine. It's even harder in Indonesia, where even admitting you have a problem is taboo.
Ajo Kawir
Views My Own

How Kristen Wiig Helped Me Come to Terms With My Bipolar Disorder

"Welcome to Me" was the wake up call I needed.
Alice .
sexual assault

I Confronted My Rapist by Text Message

He asked for my forgiveness and I said "OK," but it wasn't OK.
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'Revenge' Killing of 292 Crocodiles Has Me Feeling Sick of the Human Race

What happens when a man-eating crocodile actually eats a man.
Adi Renaldi