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The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Choosing Between Tinder and Arranged Marriage in India

Writer Mithila Phadke told us what it was like to be pulled between family tradition and modern dating.
VICE Staff
7.27.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

How Video Game Avatars Helped Me Transition

On today's episode, Broadly's Diana Tourjee talks about how online avatars gave her a glimpse of the body she identified with as a child.
VICE Staff
7.16.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

Finding Ourselves Online, Offline, and the Spaces in Between

Editors from VICE Magazine and Broadly explain why this year's annual photo issue—in collaboration with Broadly—explores the theme of Privacy and Perception.
Lindsay Schrupp
Elizabeth Renstrom
Ellis Jones
Sarah Burke
Zing Tsjeng
6.21.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

When I Made a Sex Work Pseudonym, I Didn't Know I'd Be Her Forever

I didn’t realize at the time, that my new name would both protect and endanger me—and that my youthful attempt to rewrite my story would actually help form the person I would become.
Kitty Stryker
6.20.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

Photos that Challenge How We Use Clothing as Markers of Identity

Lagos based artist Noma Osula uses wigs to make his models anonymous and challenge how we perceive them
Noma Osula
6.20.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

How Being Radically, Unapologetically Open About Sex Freed Me

I spent a decade building a separate life as an A-grade dress-wearing, dick-sucking moral vagrant. Then I realized that the secrecy only served to deepen my shame.
Tom Rasmussen
6.20.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

The Loneliness—and Comfort—of Being Online

I’m into the internet as a gateway to systems of care—the kind of care that turns a sad finsta post into a spontaneous visit, a phone call, a gift; turns a silent question into 1,000 late-night answers, turns the monster within into a collective hum.
Aisha Mirza
6.20.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

Stunning Photos That Show the Intimacy of Undressing

Photographer Alex Thebez's two series here, "A Handful of Unfulfilled Wishes" and "Undressed," both address the ambiguity and fluidity of our identities, on the internet and off of it
Alex Thebez
6.20.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

Photographer Re-Discovers Her Mexican American Heritage

Photographer Cristina Bartley unpacks the layers of her identity on this photo series exploring Latin American rituals, womanhood, and performativity
Cristina Bartley Dominguez
6.20.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

Photos That Show The Secret Side of Being an Influencer

Artist and "influencer" Glenda Lisette likes to play with self-portraiture and offers a critical view of how it's used in social media and branding
Glenda Lissette
6.20.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

The Subversive Sexual Power Found in Erotic Fandom Forums

For young women on fandom forums, the freedom to profess subversive attractions online means becoming agents of their own sexual journeys.
Rebecca Liu
6.20.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

As a Trans Woman, Our Obsession With Labels Feels Limiting—Not Liberating

I’m trans, HIV positive, and I don’t seek to fit into a single gender binary. But my simple desire to land a date on a dating app is often lost in the terms I'm expected to use.
Juno Roche
6.20.18
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