Jack Callil

Vice Blog

‘The Gayby Project’ and Growing Up With Same-Sex Parents

"Same-sex families need stories that aren't just fighting for our rights, and pointing out what's different between us."
Jack Callil
5.27.15
Stuff

An Interview with a Guy Who Identifies Body Parts After Disasters

After a large-scale disaster, one of the priorities is to identify the corpses, a task that often falls to a disaster-victim-identification expert.
Jack Callil
4.14.15
News

Why Are Indigenous Australian Kids Doing Time in Adult Prisons?

A Freedom of Information Report revealed that in Western Australia, children as young as 12 are being held in adult prison cells.
Jack Callil
3.28.15
News

A Prison Sentence for a Facebook Image Shows How Restrictive Burma's Anti-Free-Speech Laws Have Become

New Zealander Philip Blackwood is going to spend two and a half years behind bars because he posted a photo of the Buddha wearing headphones.
Jack Callil
3.25.15
Stuff

What It's Like Growing Up on an Organ-Transplant Waitlist

"When I was eight months old doctors gave me a few months to live. Then I was put on the organ-waiting list."
Jack Callil
3.14.15
News

New Zealand Gangs Are Making Peace and Mowing Lawns

Members of the notorious Mongrel Mob and Black Power gangs will soon be working as landscapers in an effort to give them a legal source of income.
Jack Callil
3.11.15
Food

Melbourne Tried to Have a Tomato Festival and It Was a Violent Mess

I saw a guy almost blinded when his glasses were smashed. I saw a kid in a tiger suit crying on the ground. I saw a woman struggling to pick herself up among the fury of legs and arms. I saw things I'll never unsee.
Jack Callil
3.2.15