As Told To
Pro-democracy advocate Lo Kin-hei spoke to VICE the day his fellow democratic party lawmakers were arrested in Hong Kong. This is his account of that fateful day in Yuen Long a year ago.
"It was depressing to be seen in a viral video like that and to uncover a side of me I never knew existed."
Raised by a struggling single mother, I remember thinking: this is not how a princess should live.
"It’s heartbreaking that not a single one of us saw our dad during his last days."
“I started to make a lot of money and people started recognising me, but because I was not being myself, the more money that came in, the lower my self-esteem got.”
“I have research slaves. I have slaves who post for me on Reddit. A scheduling slave. I have a sub-girl who does my styling and makeup.”
First I was a drug mule, then I started a business. 'Cons & Kernels' aims to employ everyone, including former inmates.
As a woman, no matter how talented you are, you will be doubted.
Immigration officials said that they’d found a reference to cocaine on my phone and immediately put me on a flight back to the UK.
As a first responder, I’ve been asked this question countless times. Trust me, you don’t want to know.
"If the news said thunderstorms were in the forecast, I'd be too scared to go to school."
"We were moving like 60 keys a week. I brought in my dad and my stepbrother and we were off and running."