VICE Poland

LGBTQ

Growing Up Gay in Poland Made Me an Activist

When 20-year-old Sebatian Słowiński found fascist propaganda being distributed around his university, he decided to take a stand and educate his fellow students.
Sebastian Słowiński
2.19.19
Photography

The LGBTQ Soldiers of Ukraine

Anton Shebetko's project aims to show just how much gay soldiers have sacrificed for their country.
Paweł Mączewski
1.23.19
demonstration

Thousands in Poland Protested New Restrictions on Abortion

55,000 people took to the streets of Warsaw to demonstrate against the right-wing government's newest attempt to make it almost impossible for women to legally end a pregnancy.
Paweł Mączewski
3.26.18
NATIONALISM

This Is What Europe's Largest Nationalist March Looks Like

Sixty-thousand people marched through Poland's capital city in one of Europe's biggest nationalist demonstrations.
Paweł Mączewski
11.13.17
Photography

Photos of Small Children Handling Large Rifles

Jan Rogalo headed to the Polish city of Gdańsk to document an event advertised as "Children's Day With A Bang".
Jan Rogalo
6.14.17
PROHIBITION

The Soviet Posters Meant to Keep Russians from Drinking

Russia's 1985 ban on alcohol proved disastrous for the economy, but it was a great time for lovers of beautiful anti-alcohol posters.
Paweł Mączewski
5.12.17
Photo

The Unfinished Houses of Polish Immigrants Who Moved to the US

Many Poles who immigrated to the US had mansions built for themselves in the old country, but never returned. Now you'll find unfinished and abandoned villas everywhere in the Polish highlands.
Natalia Dołgowska
11.28.16
Photo

Jesus Christ Is Now Officially the King of Poland

Some photos from Christ's coronation, which took place in Krakow last weekend.
Paweł Mączewski
11.24.16
News

Photos of Polish Policemen Looking Bored and Cold

On the 11th of November, the people of Warsaw celebrated Poland's Independence Day with three separate demonstrations – all guarded by numerous police units.
Pawel Starzek
11.15.16
News

We Watched Nationalists Wave Flags and Flames at Poland's Independence Day March

What we saw when patriots, far-righters and a few vocal homophobes hit Warsaw's streets on Friday.
Maciek Piasecki
11.12.16
Travel

I Got My Car Fixed in a Polish Prison

Warsaw's Rakowiecka Prison doesn't advertise – since it's one of the best car repair centres in the city, word of mouth is enough to keep the inmates busy.
Ana Zalewska
11.10.16
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Photos of Polish Christians Posing with Their Guns

PLUS: An Interview with Father Chojecki, the man behind the campaign.
Maciek Piasecki
11.2.16
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