hormones

Pregnancy

'Phantom Pregnancy' Is One of the Most Bizarre Medical Mysteries

Her abdomen had swollen up like a pregnant woman’s and she looked like she could give birth any minute. But there was no baby.
Olga Oksman
10.23.17
FOOD

The UK Should Be Very Worried About the Future of Our Food

Post-Brexit trade deals with America look like a race to the bottom for the farming industry, animal welfare and public health.
Hannah Ewens
7.28.17
Stuff

We Asked People About the Worst Fight at Their School

"This girl stormed in screaming, 'Who the fuck is this bitch who's fucking my man?'"
Nilu Zia
10.10.16
Health

Team USA's First Trans Athlete on the Future of Equality in Sports

"It's one thing for me to address the issue at a national level, but in many cases for the local level, it takes a student to challenge it, and that takes a lot of courage."
Madeline Moitozo
8.16.16
Stuff

The Argument for Masturbating During Childbirth

A growing number of women are using orgasms instead of drugs to "take the edge off" the pain of giving birth.
Sarika Chawla
3.9.16
Stuff

Dispelling the Myths About Trans People 'Detransitioning'

Stories about trans people looking to reverse their surgeries are far more complicated than tabloid headlines would have you believe.
Amber Roberts
11.17.15
tech

Why Are Australians So Freaked Out by IUDs?

While intrauterine devices are now as popular as condoms with American teens, less than 3 percent of Australian women use them.
Alicia Barker
9.9.15
The VICE Guide to Mental Health

Female Hormones Can Make a Bloody Mess of Your Mental Health

It's time people took the mental repercussions of periods seriously.
Nell Frizzell
4.27.15
Stuff

Growing Up as a Transgender Indigenous Australian

I was given with the name Kaitlyn when I was a baby, but I guess that isn't my name anymore. My name is Kai now, I'm 19 years old, and I'm from the Wakka Wakka and Wulli Wulli nations.
Kai Clancy
4.7.15
tech

Stop Blaming Social Media for Making You Feel Like Shit

It's become fashionable to blame Facebook for depression, but mental health professionals say that explanation is incomplete.
Wendy Syfret
3.9.15
Stuff

I'm Intersex and My Body Works Just Fine, Thank You

People need to become more accepting so doctors stop trying to "fix" those like her, says Emily Quinn.
Hanna Hanra
11.10.14
Stuff

25 Years Ago Today Christine Jorgensen, 'America's First Transsexual,' Died of Cancer

In her honor, I made a pilgrimage to the Christine Jorgensen Memorial Bathroom.
Hugh Ryan
5.3.14