Zing Tsjeng

Zing is the executive editor of VICE UK and the author of the Forgotten Women book series. She specialises in women's and LGBTQ rights, politics, culture and lifestyle. 

protest

Protesters Used Notting Hill Carnival Weekend to March Against Racial Injustice

Organisers said the demonstration was organised in the original anti-racist spirit of Carnival, to “celebrate emancipation from slavery” and “express what freedom means to us as a minority”.
Zing Tsjeng
9.1.20
sexual assault

Until Today, Rape Victims in the UK Were Advised to Avoid Therapy

New draft guidelines from the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) overturn outdated thinking that evidence would be "tainted" if survivors went through counselling.
Zing Tsjeng
7.30.20
Culture

'It's Othering' – British-Japanese Artist Rina Sawayama Can’t Enter British Awards

A nationality clause in the Mercury Prize and the BRITs are stopping musicians from entering the race. It's turning the arts into a form of border control, the 'SAWAYAMA' musician says.
Zing Tsjeng
7.29.20
LGBTQ

Boris Johnson Is Scrapping Key Trans Rights Reforms in the UK

According to a leaked report, the UK government will introduce a host of legislation targeting trans people's access to toilets and refuges instead.
Zing Tsjeng
6.15.20
police

WATCH: UK Police Officer Stops Black Driver Because 'No Offence – You're a Black Male'

Cambridgeshire Constabulary told VICE UK that the video is now being investigated by its professional standards department.
Zing Tsjeng
6.10.20
Politics

Another Statue of a European Slaver Has Been Toppled

A statue of King Leopold II in Antwerp has been taken down by Belgian authorities.
Zing Tsjeng
6.9.20
Politics

Black Lives Matter Protesters Topple Slave Trader Statue and Dump It in Harbour

The much-hated statue of 17th century slave trader Edward Colston now lies at the bottom of Bristol Harbour.
Zing Tsjeng
6.7.20
Politics

Conservative MP Says Looters and Arsonists 'Have It Coming'

Sir Desmond Swayne made the comments on email to constituents a day after Trump threatened to send the army in to deal with the George Floyd protests.
Zing Tsjeng
6.3.20
online shopping

I Reviewed Some of the Dumbest Items on Wish, the Internet’s Weirdest Shopping App

Ever wanted to fake a pregnancy or buy a Nicolas Cage pillow? Wish has you covered.
Zing Tsjeng
3.9.20
The Other 2020

The Internet Musician Left at London Has Perfected the Art of Going Viral

The singer-songwriter’s impressions have been cosigned by Mitski and Tyler, the Creator. Now she wants you to listen to her original stuff.
Zing Tsjeng
11.18.19

How a Pop Star Became the Face of Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Movement

Denise Ho once had a promising music career in mainland China. But she threw it all away to become one of the most vocal opponents to the country’s encroaching power in her hometown.
Zing Tsjeng
11.18.19
Photography

These Queer People Wrote Love Letters to Their Younger Selves

Photographer Heather Glazzard asked LGBTQ people from the U.K. to write notes to their teenage selves.
Zing Tsjeng
5.14.19
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