Identity

Culture

It's About Damn Time for a Truly Great Plus-Size Rom-Com

Two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. Why aren't they portrayed on-screen?
Gianluca Russo
11.5.18
Art

This Artist Builds Sculptures Using Only Black Lego

We had a chance to speak with Toronto’s Ekow Nimako about why he’s building monuments for black youth.
VICE Staff
11.2.18
tv

‘Luke Cage’ Wasn’t Black Enough to Be a Classic

In trying to appeal to every audience, the show's quality has suffered greatly.
Noel Ransome
10.23.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

The Unintended Consequences of Growing Up Online

Eve Peyser talks about finding her identity, online and off.
VICE Staff
10.19.18
Culture

Stop Telling Black Writers to Stop Writing About Race

A recent series of comments forced me to confront the issues of writing like everyone else as a person of color.
Noel Ransome
10.12.18
Art

Creating Spaces for Latinx Art Is a Matter of Healing and Survival

There's a multiverse of Latinx identities, and a need to make room for all in art.
Yeiry Guevara
10.5.18
Identity

A Trans Latinx Artist's Incredible High-Fashion Self-Portraits

Martine Gutierrez explores her identity as a trans Latinx woman of indigenous descent with a 146-page fashion magazine she published entirely by herself.
Miss Rosen
9.21.18
DC

Superman Shouldn’t Be White

Because it never completely made sense to begin with.
Noel Ransome
9.17.18
TIFF 2018

‘The Hate U Give’ Underscores the Dangers of Code Switching

People of color need to stop sanctioning the bullshit white folks do and say.
Noel Ransome
9.14.18
tv

‘Random Acts of Flyness’ Nails the Horror Show of My Black Mind

Why this HBO show is the most daring thing on TV right now.
Noel Ransome
9.6.18
Film

Why I Was Never Excited for a Black James Bond

Simply copying and pasting black skin on a white character would trivialize the whole point of a black Bond.
Noel Ransome
8.28.18
tv

‘Insecure’ Sees My Messy, Awkward Blackness

In season three, Issa reminds us we don’t always have to strive for excellence.
Noel Ransome
8.22.18