People Don't Understand Serena Williams's Controversial 'GQ' Cover

Some are calling it racist and transphobic, but there's more nuance to take into consideration.
Mikelle Street
The Power and Privilege Issue

My Struggles with LGBTQ+ Nonprofits as a Black Trans Woman

"I’d always been treated like a cancer whenever I’d reached out to nonprofit organizations for help, and carried a deep feeling of distrust. Then I stumbled across My Friend’s Place."
Ashlee Marie Preston

The Stories of Trans People Taken Too Soon

A staggering 45 percent of trans people in the UK have attempted suicide.
Thomas Hobbs
creep catchers

Do Canada's 'Creep Catchers' Target People with Disabilities?

Several stings have painted the vigilante pedophile hunters as bullies.
Manisha Krishnan
The Day My Politics Changed

The Leaders of Black Lives Matter Showed Me That I Could Be Black, Queer, and Fearless

The idea that black social movements tend to be led only by male leaders of African-American churches is being left in the past.
Wail Qasim
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Owner of Sign Company Apologizes for Transphobic Caitlyn Jenner Sign, Invites Her to Stay at His House

"Cait is more then welcome to stay at my house with my family any time. I will have a wine or a beer with her quite happily and it would be an honour." ['sic']
Wendy Syfret
VICE Canada Reports

The Struggles of One Black Trans Man

We spoke with Toronto filmmaker Lucah Rosenberg-Lee, who explores transphobia, sexism, and racism in his new documentary.
VICE Staff

There's a Lack of LGBTI Peer Support Services for Australia's Indigenous Population

Massive levels of homophobia and transphobia are blocking services to the community, especially young people.
Paul Gregoire

Oppressive Office Dress Codes Need to Go

Dress codes disproportionately target not just teenage girls in school, but people of color, LGBTQ students, and overweight people.
Septembre Anderson

Bruce Jenner's Coming Out Is the Millennial Moon Landing

Nowhere but America could a former Olympic athlete turned mega-hit reality TV star come out on primetime television and change the whole fucking world.
Mitchell Sunderland
Paris Lees

The Trans vs. Radical Feminist Twitter War Is Making Me Sick

This isn't about rational debate any more. It's about an over-educated and time-rich bunch of narcissists on both sides who are completely and utterly addicted to a never-ending mudslinging match about absolutely nothing.
Paris Lees

Meet the New Faces of Queer Kurdish Art Rock

Adir Jan Tekîn is not your typical musician in Berlin. While Turkey has queer performers, including trans diva Bülent Ersoy, a lot of the performers remain closeted. Not him.
Nadja Sayej