Michael Cuby

LGBTQ

James Baldwin's Queerness Was Inseparable from His Blackness

Though 'I Am Not Your Negro' doesn't address Baldwin's homosexuality, it was integral to his political philosophy in ways that can give us hope today.
Michael Cuby
2.3.17
Film

‘Moonlight’ Captures the Complexities of Growing Up Gay and Black in America

The film, which sees release this Friday, navigates the intersection of two distinct experiences in ways most cinema hasn't.
Michael Cuby
10.19.16
Culture

The New Season of 'Transparent' Is Ushering in the Trans Revolution

With season three of the Amazon show, showrunner Jill Soloway highlights a wide cross section of trans experiences, creating awareness around the divergent struggles of trans people from different walks of life.
Michael Cuby
9.23.16
Stuff

Talking to 'Black-ish' Creator Kenya Barris About Putting the New Black Middle Class on Screen

We spoke to the creator behind ABC's consistently funny and cutting family comedy about politics, 'The Cosby Show,' and aspirational TV.
Michael Cuby
2.3.16
tech

Meet the People Who Respond to Emails to Santa Claus

What happens when a kid emails Santa? And what happens if that email asks sad, depressing questions about life?
Michael Cuby
12.23.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

No, the Sinaloa Cartel Doesn't Have Beef with ISIS

After an email went viral claiming that El Chapo had declared war on ISIS, the author behind the original report admitted that it was all satirical.
Michael Cuby
12.11.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Sorry, We Probably Haven't Found Megastructures Made By Aliens

Scientists thought a "swarm of megastructures" in the cosmos may have been created by aliens, but a new paper debunks that theory.
Michael Cuby
12.9.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

America's White Nationalist Party Is Crazy About Donald Trump

The chairman of the American Freedom Party says his members are ready to "energize the masses" for Trump's campaign.
Michael Cuby
12.9.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

KimYe Named Their Son 'Saint West'

He was born the day after Kim tweeted a selfie with the caption, "Ready whenever you are lol."
Michael Cuby
12.7.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Group of Girls Is Petitioning to Join the Boy Scouts

"When we get into the real world, we're going to have to work with other people who are, like, not just girls."
Michael Cuby
11.23.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Facebook Is Making It Easier for Ex-Lovers to Mute Each Other

Nobody wants to keep being reminded of a former flame. Facebook is making it so that you don't have to.
Michael Cuby
11.20.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Rihanna Might Be Starting a Weed Line Called 'MaRihanna'

Strains like "Karibbean Kush" and "Haitian Haze" could be coming to a dispensary near you as early as 2016.
Michael Cuby
11.18.15
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