blindness

Culture

Blind People Can Struggle to Understand Memes, So They Made Their Own

Screen-reading software allows visually impaired people to use the internet, but it hits a wall when it comes to memes.
Justin Caffier
4.11.19
Dating

How Dating Works When You're Living with Blindness

YouTuber and motivational speaker Molly Burke gave us the ins and outs of attraction for people without sight.
Molly Burke
4.10.18
Race

What Growing Up as a Black Albino Taught Me

You aren't your disability.
Victor Varnado
2.15.18
10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Blind Person

"I'm obviously not the kind of guy who spends a lot of time sightseeing when I'm on vacation."
Wlada Kolosowa
11.23.16
Stuff

Does Pornhub's Porn for the Blind Actually Work?

Visually impaired users speak to the difficulties inherent in making erotica for the blind, well, erotic.
Alice Sanders
9.6.16
Life Inside

My Life As a Blind Man in Prison

All day long I think about how many steps I take, and what I have to do next.
Burl Washington as told to Christie Thompson
8.19.16
Stuff

Finally, There's a Comic Book Store for the Blind

Comics Empower sells and makes in-house audio adaptations of comic books for the blind and visually impaired.
Robert Kingett
8.10.16
Features

Dancing in the Dark: What’s Nightlife Like For Young Blind People?

"Most of my friends don't let our disability get us down. We conquer it."
Josh Baines
7.29.16
Stuff

What It's Like to Go Completely Blind in Your 40s

When theologian John Hull went completely blind, he kept a series of diaries to remind him of life before he was plunged into darkness. A new film explores how he began to make sense of the world again.
Olivia Marks
6.30.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Squinting at Your iPhone in Bed 'COULD' Make You Kind of Blind for a While

If you squint at your iPhone with one eye in a dark room, there's a chance you'll go blind for ~15 minutes. SCIENCE.
Joel Golby
6.23.16
Stuff

What It's Like to Dream When You're Blind

Hearing other people talk about a dream they had is usually pretty boring, but not when the dreamer is blind.
Marko Ignjatović
4.8.16
Stuff

We Investigate the Weed Industry's Corporate Takeover on the New Episode of 'VICE' on HBO

Watch the trailer for this Friday's episode from season four of our HBO show, airing February 26 at 11 PM.
VICE Staff
2.22.16
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