Australia Today

Exorcisms are Being Used as Gay Conversion Therapy in Indonesia

The mayor of Padang thinks gay and transgender people are possessed by genies known as "djin".
Gavin Butler
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Like Mother, Unlike Daughter: Portraits of Women Defining Their Own Femininity

We talked to photographer Nadia Rompas about her series that unpacks mother-daughter relationships and gender stereotypes in Indonesia.
Alice .
palu earthquake

The Horror of Watching Your Home Get Swallowed by Liquid Earth

“My son is still traumatized. He asked me, 'Can I sleep with my eyes open? I’m afraid there will be another earthquake.'"
Iqbal Lubis
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Teen Survived at Sea for 49 Days in This Rickety, Floating Hut

Miraculously, ten ships passed by without seeing him before one finally came to the rescue.
Drew Schwartz
10 Questions

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Kung-Fu Master

"Monks train really hard, so they're able to tow a car with their penis."
Daniel Darmawan
10 Questions

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Concert Security Guard

What ever happens to all those confiscated cigarettes?
Titah AW
So Bored Today

We're Halfway into 2018 and, For Some Reason, 'Pokémon Go​' Is Still a Thing

When die-hard players say they gotta catch 'em all, they really mean it.
Adi Renaldi

Why I Decided to Do a Social Media Fast This Ramadan

It seriously changes your perspective on things.
Harits Paramasatya
10 Questions

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Tiger Keeper

Like, do you ever get scared?
Asad Asnawi
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Even That Monkey Selfie Fiasco Is Getting Turned into a Movie

Just weeks after photographer David Slater won his legal battle with PETA, Condé Nast bought the rights to his life story.
Drew Schwartz
inner peace

These Modern Day Hermits Live in Java's Most-Haunted Forest

According to locals, the forests of Alas Purwo are visited by the spirits of Indonesia's founding fathers.
Shinta Maharani
It's the end of the world as we know it

Hanging With the Followers of a Doomsday Cult in Indonesia

According to a woman named Lia Aminuddin, a UFO will save only true believers.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja