sex and relationships
The A to Z of Softbois
From the one who makes you watch Wes Anderson on his floor mattress, to the sixth former you babysat who can now roll his own cigarettes.
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To Hell And Back
What Does a Metalhead Wear to a Funeral?
Sometimes an all-black wardrobe is more of a curse than a blessing (plus new tunes from Blackrat, High Cost, Dropdead, and more).
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Searching for the True Meaning of Goth in 2018
The subculture has undergone a number of evolutions over the years, so I went to a goth festival in Germany to find out what it even means today.
Inside Toronto’s Biggest Underground Furry Party
The monthly event has become a safe haven for members of a misunderstood subculture.
Inside the Underground Subculture of Female Korean Tattoo Artists
Although tattooing is illegal in South Korea, these brave women sacrifice safety for art.
A New Graffiti Exhibition Proves Bristol Isn’t Just for Banksy
'Graffiti Nation' shows the diversity of Bristol’s current graffiti and street art scene.
What It’s Like to Find Belonging in the Lolita Community
A “bro-lita” and a genderfluid lolita on what the Japanese fashion subculture means to them.
Furries Tell Us How They Figured Out They Were Furries
"When I finally made the suit, it was this realization that it was like a second skin for me."
Clive Martin Remembers Three Years of Big Nights Out
From Cambridge student shit shows to basement metal nights, fetish clubs to indie discos, Clive spent three years drinking his way through various subcultures.
Inside the Magical World of Lolitas
There's way more to the subculture than grown women who dress like dolls.
VICELAND UK Census
I Tried to Find and Join Britain's Remaining Style Tribes
People say subcultures are over, but I met a load of people in London and Liverpool who would disagree.
Photos of the Most Kawaii Costumes at a Cherry Blossom Festival
Aaron Purkey; Words by Naomi Melati Bishop