Life

Menstruation

This Is How the UK Gave Free Menstrual Products to All Its Students

The Scottish government allocated £9.2 million to offer free sanitary products in schools and convinced other places in the UK to follow suit.
Siobhan Ball
5 hours ago
Life

Making an Appearance at a Conference for Ugly People

At the first annual Ugly Conference, attendees aren't trying to "reclaim" anything. They're just trying to be seen as they are.
Rebecca Brill
a day ago
Life

Parents Talk About the Hardest Parts of Having Kids

“I haven’t taken a shit alone in four years.”
Graham Isador
4 days ago
How Though?

How to Stay Friends with Your Ex

It can be hard to stay friends with an ex. Here's how to know when to stay close, when to draw a boundary, and when to just give up.
Anna Pulley
4.4.19
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
4.2.19
Culture

5 Muslim Women Artists Whose Powerful Work You Should Know

Follow them. Support them. Give them your money.
Leila Ettachfini
3.28.19
editors letter

Why We Created a Gender-Inclusive Stock Photo Library

The Gender Spectrum Collection is a stock photo library featuring trans and non-binary models that aims to help media better represent members of these communities.
Lindsay Schrupp
3.26.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

So-Called ‘Elixir of Immortality’ Found Next to a Dead Guy in China

Archaeologists uncovered the ancient Chinese substance in a tomb. It doesn't appear to have worked.
Edoardo Liotta
3.6.19
MTF & DTF

I Asked My Crushes Why They Won't Sleep with Me

When a straight guy says he is not into me, nor other trans women, I feel butthurt–emotionally and, unfortunately, not physically.
Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard
3.4.19
My First Time

I Cheated on My Boyfriend and Got Pregnant—and the Guilt Almost Destroyed Me

After I cheated on my boyfriend with a classmate, I found out I was pregnant—and wasn't sure whose it was. But even worse than the unwanted pregnancy, I was surprised to learn, was the guilt.
Charlie Stone
3.2.19
relationships

What Cheating Looks Like in a Polyamorous Relationship

"In non-monogamy, you can have your cake and eat it too—so why are you sneaking cake in the middle of the night?”
Franki Cookney
2.20.19
My First Time

Having Breakup Sex with My Ex Was the Worst Idea Ever

When blogger Amelia Perrin broke up with her boyfriend, there was just one snag: they had a holiday booked together. Cue a week of cosplaying as a couple, long discussions about their relationship—and a lot of breakup sex.
Amelia Perrin
2.19.19
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