cultural appropriation

Tattoos

Indigenous Tattoo Artists on the Ethics Behind Their Ink

“One of my favourite things to tattoo is beadwork that their mum or one of their family members have done.”
Sophie Gray
9.4.18
Internet

This White Comedian’s Rip-off of 'This Is America' Is a Pile of Garbage

What the hell is Nicole Arbour trying to do?
Manisha Krishnan
5.14.18
#Films

'Isle of Dogs' Is a White Man's Fantasy of Japan

Wes Anderson's latest film is funny, charming, and just straight up cultural appropriation.
Michael Sun
4.9.18
Culture

We Asked White People With Dreadlocks 'Why'

"I just think comments like 'dreads are for black people only' are the opposite of cultural progression."
Sophie Lamberts
11.28.17
Culture

How to Know If You Are a ‘Hipster Racist’

Take it from me, your black friend, I know the signs.
Noel Ransome
11.22.17
SBS VICELAND

Hoop Earrings Are My Culture, Not Your Trend

Hoops are worn by minorities as symbols of resistance, and strength. Think twice before you put them on.
Ruby Pivet
10.10.17
Dreads

What I Learned As a White Dude With Dreadlocks

"I never would have realised how rough so many New Zealanders have it if I didn’t have dreads."
Isaac Craig
8.15.17
witch hunts

We Asked Witches How They Feel About People Appropriating the Term ‘Witch Hunt’

"I get distressed because I think people don’t understand the history"
Manisha Krishnan
8.2.17
Canada

I Appropriated White Culture at a Nickelback Show and I Liked It

It started with a three-piece Canadian tuxedo.
Manisha Krishnan
6.30.17
porn

Why Cultural Appropriation Is Given a Pass in Porn

A film in which a man uses a didgeridoo as a sex toy has thrown up all sorts of questions around why porn isn't treated the same as other media.
Nick Chester
6.26.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Lobbyist tied to Russian interests says he met with Sessions, feds to stop shielding immigrant parents from deportation, Trump set to announce new restrictions on Cuba, and more.
VICE Staff
6.16.17
FOOD

Why This Academic Thinks Poutine Is ‘Cultural Appropriation’

Did English Canada steal Quebec’s provincial dish for itself?
Brigitte Noël
5.30.17