Raf Katigbak

Features

Wolfgang Tillmans Wants People to Fight Fear Through Artistic Expression

The German photographer on working with Frank Ocean, Brexit, and why he's not surprised by a Trump presidency.
Raf Katigbak
11.23.16
NSFW

A Professional Orgasm Whisperer Told Us How to Work a Sex Machine

When you've delivered over 2,000 orgasms in three years, you learn a thing or two about getting people off.
Raf Katigbak
9.23.15
News

How to Fix the Poisoned Relationship Between the RCMP and Aboriginal Women

Following news of yet another Canadian police officer mistreating an aboriginal woman, we spoke to the vice president of the Native Women's Association of Canada about how to rebuild the fractured relationship between cops and women in the country.
Raf Katigbak
1.13.15
Stuff

A Canadian Woman Is Fighting for Her Right to Toboggan

A Hamilton woman filed a Change.org petition in an effort to get her local government to roll back a decade-old rule about not sledding on city slopes.
Raf Katigbak
1.7.15
VICE Canada Reports

Prohibition in Northern Canada

Alcohol is strictly regulated and widely prohibited in Canada's youngest territory. We went there to explore the issue of prohibition and whether it's healing or adding to the territory's social crises.
Raf Katigbak
12.22.14
News

The Teenager Calling for an Inquiry into Canada's Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women

Rinelle Harper, a victim of assault herself, appealed to the country at the Assembly of First Nations.
Raf Katigbak
12.10.14
News

Alleged Serial Sexual Assaulter Jian Ghomeshi Turned Himself In to the Police Today

The notorious former Canadian Broadcasting Company host is out on bail and gearing up for what's sure to be a high-profile legal battle.
Raf Katigbak
11.26.14
Stuff

Should Getting Beaten Up Because You’re a ‘Freak with Horns’ Be Considered a Hate Crime?

I talked to a lawyer who said that it probably wouldn't be treated as one in the courts.
Raf Katigbak
11.20.14
Opinion and Analysis

Homegrown Extremism in Canada Is Nothing New

Many were left stunned after last week's terrorist attacks in Canada. But the real surprise is that the country hadn't become a target sooner.
Raf Katigbak
10.25.14
Film

Why We Shouldn't Keep Mentally Ill People Who Have Committed Violent Crimes Locked Up Forever

I spoke to Canadian filmmaker John Kastner about documenting the lives of mentally ill people who have committed horrible acts.
Raf Katigbak
10.6.14
vice meets

VICE Meets: The Chapman Brothers

We sat down with Jake and Dinos Chapman, the British siblings behind some of contemporary art's most provocative and abrasive projects.
Raf Katigbak
5.2.14
Stuff

Heroin Is the Most Dangerous Way to Increase Your Creativity

A few weeks ago, people on social media, journalists, and commenters freaked out because Damon Albarn said heroin helped his art and was "very agreeable," so we decided to interview a doctor to find if smack can indeed make you make more creative.
Raf Katigbak
4.24.14
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