grandparents

Essays

What We Can't Talk About When We Talk About Our Grandparents

Most of us don't think much about what happens at the end of life for our loved ones, but it might be better for everyone if we did.
Francisco Garcia
4.30.19
naidoc 2018

The Women Fighting Against a Rising Tide Of Indigenous Child Removals

Grandmothers Against Removals (GMAR) are a network of matriarchs fighting to keep families and communities together.
Sophie Verass
7.11.18
family

What I Learned About Regret From My Grandma, the Pathological Liar

A life of lies can lead to a death full of regrets. I don't want that for myself.
Patrick Lenton
11.19.17
portraiture

An Artist Puts His Family Back Together with Collaged Photos

Photographer Kalen Na'il Roach​ turns a box of familial ephemera into a thoughtful, evocative solo show.
Antwaun Sargent
4.21.17
Valentine's Day

My Grandma Is Sure I'll Die Alone Without an Arranged Marriage

Valentine's Day seemed like a good occasion to get on the phone and ask my Sri Lankan Gran why I should marry a stranger.
Kethaki Masilamani
2.14.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Grandparents Should Leave Homes and Savings to Millennials, Says British MP

The answer to young people never being able to afford a house is... inherited wealth, silly!
VICE Staff
10.11.16
Stuff

How to Survive Christmas with Your Parents

Nothing says Christmas quite like the realization that your dad's a little bit racist.
Phoebe Walsh
12.23.15
Stuff

No One Taught Old People About Safe Sex and Now They’re Getting STIs

Gonorrhoea, chlamydia, and herpes are on the rise among older people. To find out more I spoke to researchers, and my own dad, about sexual health among the elderly.
Chelsea McIver
12.15.15
Comics!

A Boy Befriends a Young Homeless Man in a New Comic from Matias San Juan

Things take a turn once grandma brings out the raspberry cupcakes.
Matias San Juan
11.22.15
The Photo Issue 2015

Photos of the Sanctuary Home Provides

Peter van Agtmael took these heartfelt photos years into a project that had taken him to Iraq and Afghanistan.
Peter van Agtmael
7.15.15
Stuff

Why You Shouldn’t Have Kids

So your friends are accidentally on purpose having children, giving each other rings, and doing beautiful, real, rewarding things. This is why you're not.
Isobel Beech
6.24.15
Art

[Exclusive] Meet Portugal's Gang of Graffitiing Grandparents

Octogenarians with paint-cans are tagging walls all over Europe.
Sami Emory
6.17.15
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