The Extravagant Rite of Passage Rituals of Indonesia
We got an inside look the lavish ceremonies that celebrate a boy's transition into manhood—including colorful costumes, live music, and dancing horses.
The Discrimination at the Heart of Indonesia's Debt Collection Industry
Negative stereotypes about people from East Indonesia have driven a generation of young men into one of the country's most-reviled industries.
The Queens Living It Up in China's Thriving Drag Scene
VICE met up with a pair of drag queens as they prepared for a major ball in Shanghai, following along before they hit the stage for a competition with dozens of other queens.
The Venezuelan Ceremony Where Spirits Take Over the Living
VICE trekked to Venezuela for Baile en Candela, a yearly spiritual ceremony where people use blood, fire, and age-old rituals to channel the spirits of the dead.
Inside China's Factory Farms for Mink Furs
VICE China visited the farms that harvest minks, the factories that turn their fur into coats, and the malls that sell the upscale garments to find out how they’re made.