Wendy Syfret

LGBTQ

Being Gay in Brunei Is Punishable By Death, Starting Today

Despite global outcry and calls for boycotts, Sultan Hassanal Bolki has shown no sign of reversing the draconian law.
Wendy Syfret
4.3.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

World's Most Pass-Ag Man Parks Two Cars Across Road to Avenge Parking Fine

Not happy with the consequences of a very illegal park, a Hong Kong businessman disrupted a city street by blocking it with his Lexus and a seven-seater van.
Wendy Syfret
3.22.19
Christchurch shooting

New Zealand Bans Military Style Semi-Automatics and Assault Rifles Less Than a Week After Attacks

“On 15 March our history changed forever. Now, our laws will too.”
Wendy Syfret
3.21.19
Culture

Don’t Let Anyone Tell You to Chill On Exclamation Marks!

They don’t make you look childish or unprofessional! They’re a sign of emotional intelligence!
Wendy Syfret
1.8.19
Travel

LA's Museum of Death Proves We’ve Always Been Obsessed With Crime

There's plenty of gore on display, but it's the history of gore obsession that's more interesting.
Wendy Syfret
10.30.18
Travel

The Ghosts of Downtown LA

In a city of almost perpetual sunshine they've got a surprising number of dark corners.
Wendy Syfret
10.30.18
Don’t Call It a recap

Smart, Emotionally Intelligent Women Saved 'the Bachelor'

This season was never about love. Maybe it’s because on some innate level, women who understand contouring can’t love a man with a biological perm.
Wendy Syfret
10.5.18
Don’t Call It a recap

Wait, Do We Have a Genuinely Feminist Season of 'The Bachelor'?

Against the odds, the show has delivered a surprising study in female agency.
Wendy Syfret
10.4.18
Don’t Call It a recap

'The Bachelor' Presented a Really Depressing Look At the Queer Experience

Brooke’s revelation that she has had relationships with women presented an opportunity for the show to have a modern conversation about sexuality. Instead, it highlighted Australia's cracked relationship with LGBTQI+ culture.
Wendy Syfret
9.12.18
Australia Today

You Can Have a Pet in Your Rental (in Victoria)!

The new rules are a win for animals and basic human decency.
Wendy Syfret
9.7.18
Australia Today

A Huge Smith Street Brawl and Car Accident Have Left Several People Injured

Police haven’t confirmed if the two incidents were related. But local residents have claimed the car accelerated towards the fight.
Wendy Syfret
9.2.18
Australia Today

That Texas 'Peter Dutton' From Twitter Is Crowdfunding a to Visit Australia

Silver lining to this mess: a nice small business owner gets a free holiday.
Wendy Syfret
8.24.18
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