queer

LGBTQ

The Anxiety of Coming Out as Bisexual in India

“We’re seen as people who are either lying about our sexuality or going through a phase; that we’re not capable of committed relationships; that we’re confused or just plain greedy for sex.”
Prashansa Gurung
4 days ago
Thump

I Wore a Music-Activated Vibrator to the Club Instead of Doing Drugs

I had more orgasms than you had last weekend.
Lindsey Leonard
7.17.19
LGBTQ

Inside London's Queer Club with a Strict 'No Cis Men' Policy

Queer and inclusive party LICK has now grown from a monthly club night to a permanent space. We were there for its launch night.
Helen Meriel Thomas
7.16.19
Photos

This American-Pakistani Photographer is Putting South Asian Identity Under the Spotlight

The 21-year-old photographer depicts the beauty to be found in South Asian culture.
Meera Navlakha
7.15.19
LGBTQ

We Asked Queer Indians How They First Learned About Sex

Porn, trial-and-error, Sidney Sheldon—LGBTQ+ youth tell us about their initiation into the world of sex and sexuality in a country where sex ed is either super-hetero or missing altogether.
Pallavi Pundir
7.12.19
LGBTQ

I Was Bullied as a Gay Teen and It Also Made Me Want to End My Life

For several queer Indian youth, growing up means developing a thick skin against bullies. But not everyone gets past them.
Navin Noronha
7.10.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Delhi High Court Dismisses Plea to Recognise LGBTQ+ Relationships

The court refused to direct the centre to make laws on marriage and adoption for the community.
Shamani Joshi
7.9.19
LGBTQ

How Homophobic Small Towns in India Celebrate Pride

In these conservative and orthodox pockets, LGBTQ communities find other ways to make their voices heard.
Pallavi Pundir
7.5.19
Photos

These Intimate Photos Capture the Transition of a Scared Boy Into a Drag Queen

Monisha Ajgaonkar’s photo series, 'Blossom', asks you to show the world who you really want to be.
VICE Staff
6.28.19
Culture

Three Artists Tell Us What It’s Like To Be Queer, Muslim and Pakistani

Aziz Sohail, Abdullah Qureshi and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Jr are working together to give more visibility to the voices from the LGBTQ community of their country.
Pallavi Pundir
6.26.19
LGBTQ

Inside the Dance School Fighting for a Safe Queer, Feminist Space in Seoul

Luddan is part of a growing movement that’s using art to break apart South Korea’s gender binaries.
Hahna Yoon
6.21.19
Music

Taylor Swift's LGBTQ Anthem 'You Need to Calm Down' Is Pretty Clueless

Swift's new song is a failed attempt at advocacy.
Taylor Hosking
6.15.19
0105