family

Essays

I Hadn't Seen My Addict Father in Years—Then I Ran Into Him on the Street

I spotted my dad hanging out in a sketchy alley in my hometown. He didn't even recognize me when I introduced myself.
Jordan Foisy
8.13.19
Identity

How to Deal With Friends Who Are Racist, Sexist or Bigoted

In an increasingly divided world, should you sever relationships because associating with bigots make you a bigot or is it okay to let it slide as a small downside of someone who is otherwise great?
Avinash Tewari
8.9.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

It Will Soon Be Illegal to Get Paid as a Surrogate Mother in India

The proposed bill says surrogacy will only involve Indian couples, and will be done by a ‘close relative’, with no money involved.
Pallavi Pundir
8.6.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Same-Sex Relationships and Single Parents Now Included in Maharashtra Sociology Textbooks

The syllabus now also talks about live-in relationships, gender equality and equal pay to keep up with current times.
Shamani Joshi
7.30.19
VICE Votes

Political Rallies in the Indian Heartland Are Often Just a Family’s Day Out

We tag along with an 80-member family to know why a collective show of support for their politician of choice is important.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
5.14.19
Culture

Why So Many Women Fear Becoming Their Moms

A psychologist tells us why we are so resistant to the idea of being like mom, no matter how much we love her.
Mica Lemiski
5.13.19
mental health

How to Navigate Mental Illness in a Relationship

According to people with depression.
Mica Lemiski
4.19.19
war

The Stories You Lose When Your Refugee Family Splits Itself Up

After her entire family fled Iraq, my grandmother stayed behind because she didn't want to give up on the country she loves.
Sona Boker
4.16.19
Life

Parents On the Hardest Parts Of Having Kids

“I haven’t taken a shit alone in four years.”
Graham Isador
4.15.19
this is fine

Meghan Markle's Relationship With Her Dad Makes Me Feel Better About My Own

My father wasn’t at my wedding, either.
Veronica Walsingham
4.3.19
LGBTQ

How to Survive Coming out to Your Homophobic Family

Homophobia often begins at home. Here’s a step-by-step guide to dealing with rejection from people who're supposed to love you the most.
Navin Noronha
3.25.19
Stuff

I Took MDMA with My Mum, Dad and Sister So We Could Talk About Our Feelings

I sat down with life coach Annie Lalla to discuss what her experiences with MDMA have taught her about building better relationships.
Roc Morin
3.14.19
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