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sexcam
sexcam

Behind the Scenes of Romania's Booming Sexcam Industry

When you throw poverty, an abundance of underemployed English-speaking women, and exceptionally high-speed internet together, you end with Europe's biggest sexcam industry.
Ștefania Matache
2.5.18
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

Roma LGBTQ People Talk About the Challenges of Facing Double Discrimination

"If your family isn't open to it, of course you have to hide who you are."
Vlad Levente Viski
9.19.17
summer
summer

Romania's Summer Is So Hot They're Calling It 'Lucifer'

Romanian photographers capture the country's hottest August since 1951.
Dana Alecu
8.23.17
Photography
Photography

Photos from Transnistria, the Country That Doesn't Exist

The United Nations may not formally recognize the country's independence, but 500,000 Transnistrians deserve to be seen.
Adina Florea
8.21.17
In Photos
In Photos

Behind the Scenes Photos of a Beauty Pageant for Deaf People

"I expected things to be quieter backstage, but they weren't at all."
Răzvan Băltărețu
7.5.17
ANIMALS
ANIMALS

It's Great to Be a Romanian Horse on Easter

In the Romanian town of Targoviste, the horses have their manes decorated, get blessed by a priest, and parade through the streets pulling carts.
Eli Driu
4.13.17
FOOD
FOOD

Slaughtering Pigs Is a Dying Tradition in Romania

People in Romania aren't buying and killing their own pigs any longer, a fact the merchants at the Brănești pig fair can't escape.
Mădălin Istrate
2.21.17
Corruption
Corruption

Romania Has Essentially Made Political Corruption Legal

So, of course, thousands of people took to the streets of Bucharest to protest.
Mihai Popescu
2.2.17
Stuff
Stuff

I Played Illegal Pool with Mobsters in Communist Romania

The biggest stars had nicknames like the "Butcher" and the "Barber," while my manager wore grenades on his belt.
Mihnea Lazăr
1.31.17
Photography
Photography

Photos of Romanians Having Their Homes Blessed by Priests

Pay the priest what you'd like, and he'll ward off any evil spirits haunting your abode.
Remus Țiplea
1.5.17
News
News

We Talked to the Survivors of a Deadly Bucharest Club Fire

Last year, a fire in nightclub Colectiv killed 64 people and injured 147. According to the people we spoke to, the high death toll is all down to corruption in Romania.
Dana Alecu
11.7.16
Photo
Photo

Colorful Photos from a Giant Yard Sale in Eastern Europe

If there's one thing that can bring people from all cultures together, it's a market full of weird but reasonably priced stuff.
Hadju Tamas
10.24.16