How Netflix's Newest Star Is Subverting the Coming-of-Age Genre
In "First Match," Elvire Emanuelle portrays Mo, a tough yet vulnerable girl who grew up in foster care and decides to join the boys wrestling team.
In 'Black Mirror,' White Mothers Are the Coldest Villains
In the hit show's new season, "protecting the children" operates as a rationale for white women's heinous crimes.
The Music Issue
How to Dress Well's New Album Is All About Pleasure
Over breakfast burritors, we talked about nihilism, neoliberalism, and aiming for joy with How to Dress Well, a.k.a. Tom Krell.
The Graphic Novel 'Baddawi' Looks Back at Life in a Palestinian Refugee Camp
Leila Abdelrazaq adapted her father's stories of his youth into a powerful and compelling book about coming of age in a region defined by conflict.
Little Arabia Is an Edible Oasis in Southern California
This improbable corridor of Orange County houses a thriving community of Arab-owned bookstores, clothing shops, halal butchers, and hookah lounges—even the local Baja Fresh and Sizzler offer halal meat choices.
Juliet Jacques Carves Out Her Own Space in 'Trans: A Memoir'
Juliet Jacques spoke to VICE about <i>Trans: A Memoir</i>, gender dysphoria, and being the writer she wants to be.
If the Virgin Mary Went to Vegas
Celia Rowlson-Hall's gorgeous feature-length silent film "Ma" re-imagines the life of the Virgin Mary.
Angy Rivera's Journey to 'Coming Out' as an Undocumented Immigrant
The 24-year-old activist, who has been advising other immigrants for five years, is the subject of a new PBS documentary.
These Falafel Tacos Let You Eat the Whole World at Once
For centuries, through conquest, colonization, and migration, North Africa, and Latin America has been engaged in an ongoing culinary exchange. Fast forward to 2015, and you have things like falafel and shakshouka-filled tacos in South LA.
Can News of Police Violence Cause PTSD in the Black Community?
Recent studies claim that violence in the news can lead to PTSD for viewers, so we asked a psychology professor what kind of psychological harm police brutality may be causing the black community at large.
When Rihanna Messages You on Instagram, You Answer: An Interview with BBHMM's Sanam
When Rihanna chose Sanam to be her henchwoman in her iconic BBHMM video, she sent her a message: "I think you're so fucking rare."
Meet the Hijabi Lolita
Alyssa Salazar is negotiating the intricate rules of Lolita dress-up alongside the guidelines for being a hijabi Muslim woman.