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Music

Taylor Swift's LGBTQ Anthem 'You Need to Calm Down' Is Pretty Clueless

Swift's new song is a failed attempt at advocacy.
Taylor Hosking
2 days ago
LGBTQ

I Am a Queer Bhutanese, and My Country Is on Its Way to Scrapping Anti-LGBTQ Laws

“Bhutan has never had a pride parade, and never will because it’s not just the queer community who fights for us, it’s everyone in the country.”
Tashi Tsheten
6.13.19
LGBTQ

What it’s Like Being a Male Escort for Guys With Disabilities

Meet Pedro: Melbourne's premier disability-specialist sex worker.
Felippe Canale
6.12.19
LGBTQ

Meet AMUBA, Indonesia's First All-Trans Girlband

In our new documentary we follow AMUBA's struggle to build a music career in a country where the LGBTQ community is deeply maligned.
VICE Staff
6.10.19
LGBTQ

Some Asian Governments Claim LGBTQ Culture Is a Western Invention: Here’s Why That’s Garbage

From androgynous priests in Malaysia, to cross-dressing mediums in Vietnam, Asia has a proud tradition of gender-defying ritualism stretching back thousands of years.
Sarah Ngu
6.6.19
Interviews

Assimilation Is Changing What It Means to Be Queer

We spoke to Amelia Abraham about her new book, 'Queer Intentions', which grapples with complicated questions about the mainstreaming of LGBTQ culture.
Daisy Jones
5.27.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Asia's First Official Same-Sex Weddings Have Taken Place in Taiwan

After a three-decade battle, about 300 couples are expected to legally tie the knot for the first time in the continent.
Shamani Joshi
5.26.19
Sex

I Wore a Music-Activated Vibrator to the Club Instead of Doing Drugs

I had more orgasms than you had last weekend.
Lindsey Leonard
5.20.19
LGBTQ

These LGBTQ Activists Don’t Want Queer and Trans People Serving in the Military

While the trans military ban has spurred a flurry of media coverage in support of trans troops, these activists still believe the military has no respect for human rights.
Leila Ettachfini
5.6.19
LGBTQ

Gangs in India Are Preying on Queer People Through Dating Apps

“I started screaming and tried to extract myself, but suddenly, another man appeared and held me from the other side. All this in broad daylight.”
Navin Noronha
5.6.19
LGBTQ

How One Woman Created a Home for the Trans Community in Vietnam

Meet Jessica Ca: founder of the only trans club in Ho Chi Minh and mentor to the city's LGBTQ community.
Zoe Osborne
5.1.19
Australia Today

Labor Pledges to Ban Gay Conversion Therapy in Australia

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has dismissed the Opposition's proposed crack down on the controversial practice, saying it's a matter for the states and territories to decide.
Gavin Butler
4.23.19
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