VICE Germany

Tinder

I Pretended to Be a Young Joseph Stalin on Tinder, and It Went Weirdly Well

Hot people seem to get away with anything on dating apps. But does that rule still apply when those people are dictators?
Paul Schwenn
1.31.19
Sex

My Childhood Was the Real-Life Version of Netflix's 'Sex Education'

"When I was 14, my dad came to my school to give a guest lecture on venereal diseases and safe sex."
Laura Antonia
1.23.19
spying

I Spied on Germany's National Spy Agency

Because someone had to.
Matern Boeselager
1.22.19
porn

Porn Stars Tell Us About Their Last Heartbreak

"She wasn't OK with me making porn, even though she's a porn actress. Obviously, that hurts. I've been watching a lot of films that we used to watch together, like 'P.S. I Love You.'"
Rebecca Baden
Laura Binder
11.2.18
horror stories

How Working in Retail Made Me Hate Humanity

"This woman ripped the changing room curtain open and then just watched as her toddler puked up his lunch. She then took one of the shirts hanging over her arm and cleaned the kid's face off with it."
Juli Katt
10.30.18
Berlin

Twenty Four Hours in Berlin's Red-Light District

Rafaela, a 52-year-old sex worker, showed me around the stuffy cafes and dark corners of Berlin's biggest prostitution area.
Christina Hertel
10.25.18
ten questions

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Border Official

"I once found a dildo that was as long as my forearm in an old lady's house. At first, I thought it was a baseball bat."
Helen Knack
10.16.18
Homelessness

My Day with a Homeless Mother of Three

In May, Alva and her children were kicked out of their home. Now, they're part of a group of 37,000 homeless people in emergency accommodations in Berlin.
Christina Hertel
9.27.18
mental health

The Way Depression Is Studied Is Keeping Kids from Getting the Help They Need

The World Health Organization estimates that depression is the main cause of illness for teenagers. Yet many healthcare professionals still don't know how to treat it.
Rebecca Baden
9.10.18
university guide 2018

What It's Like to Be the First Person in Your Family to Go to College

Navigating school becomes a lot more complicated when you can’t rely on your family to show you the way.
Bo Hanna
9.7.18
bdsm

The Syrian Refugee Who Found His Sexuality in Berlin

For most of his adult life, Bahri has wanted to be a sex slave. But he was only able to live out his fetish after his family fled from his homeland.
Yannah Alfering
8.28.18
Cannabis

A Tour of Germany's First Pick-Your-Own-Plant Hemp Farm

Joe Bayer has spent thousands cultivating his four acres of hemp. Now he wants people to take as much as they like.
Tim Geyer
8.24.18
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