Michael Segalov

Stuff

What It's Like to Be Young, Gay, and Jewish

I'm gay and I'm Jewish, but rarely do I think about the intersection between these two big parts of my identity.
Michael Segalov
11.29.16
crime

The True Story of the Notorious Trick-or-Treat Murderer

How every parent's worst nightmare unfolded in a small Texas town in 1974.
Michael Segalov
10.31.16
Stuff

How Drugs Make It into Summer Festivals

We went to Bestival on the Isle of Wight to talk to festival-goers about how they managed to sneak their stash in.
Michael Segalov
9.13.16
Stuff

Is It a Problem That I Have a Drink Almost Every Day?

I thought having a couple of beers or half a bottle of wine every evening wasn't too much of an issue—my friends all do the same. But when I read young people are drinking less and less, I couldn't help but question my relationship with alcohol.
Michael Segalov
8.30.16
Photo

What You Learn When You Ask Queens Why They Do Drag

For over a decade British photographer Magnus Hastings has been shooting the some of the biggest drag queens and asking them one question: Why drag?
Michael Segalov; Photos: Magnus Hastings
6.11.16
News

We Went Out with Legal High Salesmen for Their Final Delivery Run

As of today, legal highs are no longer legal in the UK. We spent the night with some salesmen and users to get their take on what comes next.
Michael Segalov
5.26.16
News

How Calling for David Cameron's Resignation Distracts Us All

Let's not forget what the national demonstration is actually about: how austerity erodes housing, health, education, and jobs.
Michael Segalov
4.16.16
VICE Long Reads

What It's Like to Be Trafficked and Forced into Modern Slavery

"K," a Hungarian man in his mid-30s, was taken to the UK and forced into slavery before escaping and going undercover to help others do the same.
Michael Segalov
2.17.16
News

The Young Jews Shunning Israel and Building Radical New Communities

Young Jews who once saw Israel as their birthright are now shunning the state and finding community elsewhere.
Michael Segalov
2.6.16
Stuff

I Hung Out with Firefighters on a Night When Everyone in the UK Was Trying to Set Shit on Fire

Bonfire Night is by far the UK fire service's busiest night of the year, so I decided to tag along to see exactly what they're up against.
Michael Segalov
11.6.15
News

A British Far-Right Rally This Weekend Was a Complete and Utter Embarrassment

The group British First tried to stir up a community into opposing a local mosque. Instead, the community came out in force to tell them to fuck off back to where they came from.
Michael Segalov
10.19.15
News

Radical Protesters Shut Down London's Eurostar Terminal in Solidarity with Refugees

The point, they said, was to highlight how the British government is protecting borders rather than people.
Michael Segalov
10.19.15
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