brazil

LGBT rights

Brazil Is Making Homophobia a Crime

The country's Supreme Court voted Thursday to make discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender unconstitutional.
Tim Marcin
5.27.19
video

The Teenage Girls Building Their Own Ballet School in a Rio Favela

The crowdfunder set up after the release of the VICE documentary 'Ballet & Bullets: Dancing Out of the Favela' has raised enough money for the Na Ponta dos Pés school to build its own community centre.
Frederick Bernas
5.23.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Parrot Got Detained for Yelling 'Police' to Warn Its Owners About a Drug Raid

"He must've been trained for this."
River Donaghey
4.26.19
Whales

There's a Dead Humpback Whale in the Amazon Jungle and Nobody Knows Why

The calf is estimated to have been one year old, and was found Friday on Marajó Island.
Becky Ferreira
2.27.19
Drugs

How the Drug War Eats the Poor

According to a new report by the NGO Health Poverty Action, prohibition drives poverty and criminality in places like Brazil and India.
JS Rafaelli
2.5.19
Sport

Choking Men in a Man’s World

How to create strong women through Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in India.
Joseph Solomon
9.3.18
Hip-Hop

Brazil's Love Affair with R&B Has Birthed an Incredible New Genre

The country’s contemporary R&B is a blend of American trap with regional rap, funk, and pagode.
Amanda Cavalcanti
8.23.18
Sex-Rated: The VICE Guide to Sex

The Brazilian Government Considers Being Beautiful a Human Right

It subsidizes nearly half a million surgeries every year.
Alvaro Jarrin
7.23.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

Video Review Has Made the World Cup Better

Video review has avoided doing what many feared it would do: create more problems than it solved. So far, the addition of VAR (video assistant referees) has been a good thing.
Daniel Squizzato
6.26.18
world cup 2018

This AI Simulated the 2018 World Cup 100,000 Times to Predict a Winner

A group of researchers used AI and machine learning to predict that Spain and Germany are the most likely winners of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.14.18
Photos

Untold Stories from Deep Inside a Notorious Brazilian Prison

Filmmaker and photographer João Wainer talks about the years he spent taking pictures of what was once the largest prison in Latin America.
Débora Lopes
4.13.18