purity

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Evangelical Purity Culture Led Me to a Lifetime of Shame

Former born-again Christian Linda Kay Klein traces the psychological effects of purity culture on women in her new memoir, 'Pure.'
VICE Staff
10.22.18
Religion

Growing Up Evangelical Ruined Sex for Me

In her new memoir, Linda Kay Klein writes about escaping Evangelical purity culture, and its lasting influence on her life as an adult.
Josiah Hesse
10.8.18
Global Drug Survey

The Results of the Global Drug Survey Show That When It Comes to MDMA Less Is More

With purity at an all time high, experts advise users to 'start with a half.'
Angus Harrison
6.14.16
Stuff

We Asked Some Young People if They'd Stop Doing Coke After Watching This Anti-Drug PSA

The short cartoon emphasizes the violence, death, and environmental damage caused by the drug trade.
Joe Goodman
12.4.15
Stuff

A Tête-à-Tête about Women, the Internet, and Jonathan Franzen's 'Purity'

Two VICE editors discuss Franzen's latest lightning rod of literary controversy.
Jennifer Schaffer
9.5.15
Stuff

There's Not Much Actual Cocaine in British Cocaine

London is the coke capital of Europe, but the drug is often heavily cut with dangerous substances before it's sold to users.
Andy Jones
3.19.15
Stuff

Leave Jonathan Franzen Alone

Why do people on the internet hate the acclaimed author so much, or feel like it's cool to publicly proclaim that they do?
Emily Gould
11.19.14
Stuff

'Breaking Bad' Merchandise Is Cheapening the Show's Legacy

Unlike the production of meth in Vince Gilligan’s twisted Albuquerque, there seems to be no filtering process or scientific, efficient equation that separates dreadful guff from attractive stuff.
Jack Murray
9.12.14
Stuff

Voss Water Is Bullshit

"Voss" could be the name of a cult European fashion designer. It could be the name of a guy in an 80s synth-pop trio. But it's not. It's water—overpriced, overrated, bottled water.
Sam Briggs
8.26.14