Growing Up

high school

Millennials Tell Us Whether Life Really Gets Better After High School

Whether you were a nerd, a goth, a queer, a jock, a cheerleader, or a douchebag, you’ll see a bit of yourself reflected in these stories.
Mica Lemiski
11.13.18
Sex

People Describe Their Earliest Sexual Fantasies

"It happened while I was watching 'Dracula: Dead and Loving It.' I suddenly started to feel somewhat confused and a little guilty."
Ana Iris Simón
11.9.18
Comics!

'Walking the Dog at the Hospital,' Today's Comic by Scott Travis

Not only are dogs man's best friend, but they also make great therapists.
Scott Travis
10.24.18
Autism

Pop Culture Taught Me How to Hide My Autism

Around my parents I was Angela from ‘My So-Called Life,’ with my friends I was Cher from ‘Clueless,’ and in front of boys I became Alice from ‘Closer.’
Madeleine Ryan
10.15.18
family

How Old Is Too Old to Live with Your Parents?

The question that's launched a thousand Reddit threads.
Allie Conti
6.6.18
Sex

People Told Us About Their Wildest Summer Flings in Six Words

“Señor Frog's bartender in Puerto Vallarta.”
Anna Goldfarb
6.1.18
family

What It's Like to Grow Up with Deaf Parents

Children of deaf adults straddle the complex cultural plain between the deaf world and the hearing world.
Angela Skujins
10.31.17
Generational Gaps

Trans People Talk About What They Wish They Knew When They Were Younger

"I wish I'd known I needn't feel obliged to talk about my genitals to random people at parties."
Clara Krohn
Dipo Faloyin
10.9.17
Television

Nick Kroll Tells Us His Most Embarrassing Story

We talked to Kroll about 'Big Mouth,' the new Netflix show that tackles the horny side of puberty.
Amil Niazi
9.29.17
The VICE Guide to Self Improvement

I Asked a 'Millennial Expert' if Our Generation Is Doomed

House plants, smashed avocado, perpetual renting, and ushering in the apocalypse.
Katherine Gillespie
9.14.17
prison

What Your Childhood Is Like When Your Dad Is in Prison

Both my parents spent time in prison for drug trafficking—my mother was locked away for a total of eight years before I was born.
Ainoa Martínez Cuervo
8.14.17
Comics!

'Birthdays,' Today's Comic by Leslie Stein

Leslie feels a hint of sadness after babysitting a girl who reminds her of her childhood.
Leslie Stein
7.19.17