Homosexuality

penguins

A Brief History of Same-Sex Penguin Parents

Before Sphen and Magic, there was Roy and Silo, Harry and Pepper, Jumbs and Kermit, and the kidnappers of Odense Zoo.
Becky Ferreira
10.16.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Alabama Dad Gave a Gut-Wrenching Critique of Roy Moore's Anti-Gay Views

"Constitution said all men are created equal. Well, how's my daughter a pervert just because she was gay?"
Drew Schwartz
12.12.17
LGBTQ

The Man Running a Queer Film Festival in a Nation Where Homosexuality Is Illegal

Queer filmmaker Kamoga Hassan is the organizer of Uganda's international LGBT film festival. On the eve of Pride, Hassan talks to Broadly about what's at stake.
Yael Even Or
8.14.17
Sex

Genetics May Determine if Gay Men Are Tops or Bottoms

A new study explores the potential origins of male homosexuality.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
5.12.17
Film

The New Film by the Director of 'Oldboy' Is a Brutal Lesbian Love Story

We caught up with celebrated director Park Chan-wook to talk about his wild and wildly provocative new film, 'The Handmaiden.'
Mike Pearl
9.30.16
LGBTQ

Remembering Polari, the Forgotten Language of Britain's Gay Community

Once commonly spoken by gay men across London, Polari has largely fallen out of use. But its influence continues to endure to this day—even making a surprise appearance in Bowie's last album.
Dean Eastmond
9.30.16
Stuff

The Scientists Who Watch Animals Have Sex

One researcher launched his career after diligently documenting a mallard duck fucking another dead duck.
VICE Staff
9.15.16
FRANCE

The Pledge of Silence: Homosexuality in French Soccer

While some efforts have been made to tackle homophobia in French football, it's a problem which many are happy to ignore. Until the authorities make a cogent plan for fighting discrimination, progress can only ever be limited.
Liv Audigane & Adrien Candau
7.4.16
Art

Here's Why the Lavender Scare Still Matters

On the 60-year plague that was the Lavender Scare, its ugly legacy, and the artists working to find the road ahead.
Tanja M. Laden
6.26.16
ANIMALS

Zookeepers Explain What It's Like To Raise Celebrity Gay Animal Couples

Celebrity gay animal couples are often in the news. We asked zookeepers what it’s like to be responsible for these animal world civil-sex partnerships—and what you do when they break up.
Sirin Kale
5.30.16
The We Missed You Issue

The Brutal Consequences of Uganda's Infamous Anti-Gay Law

Uganda's infamous anti-gay law forced hundreds of LGBT people to flee to Kenya, a country nearly as inhospitable as their home. What can the UN do to protect them?
Jacob Kushner
Jacob Kushner; Photos by Jake Naughton
3.17.16
Art

A Rare Work of Japanese Erotic Art Hits the Auction Block

Asia Week in New York means highly suggestive Japanese handscrolls are selling like hotcakes.
Catherine Chapman
3.16.16
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