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subcultures

What It’s Like to Find Belonging in the Lolita Community

A “bro-lita” and a genderfluid lolita on what the Japanese fashion subculture means to them.
Allison Tierney
3.30.17
News

Toronto Is Making Moves to Combat the Fentanyl Crisis

“I don’t think that we can sit back and be complacent for one moment,” Toronto Mayor John Tory said.
Allison Tierney
1.10.17
Weed

Why More Women Are Smoking Weed While Pregnant

“I had really chill babies.”
Manisha Krishnan
12.28.16
News

How One Academic's View on Gender Pronouns Sparked a Citywide Debate

In short: his perspective caused a bit of a shitshow.
Jake Kivanc
11.21.16
News

The Atheist in AA Fighting to Get 'God' Taken Out of the 12 Steps

Last year, Lawrence Knight took Alcoholics Anonymous to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal to take a stand against how non-believers have traditionally been treated in AA.
Ryan Moore
10.25.16
Culture

​Fake Two-Week Tattoos Are the Future of Dumbass Self Expression

A Toronto company is letting people design their own realistic-looking tattoos that only last a couple weeks. Hello, Justin Timberlake on my arm.
Ebony-Renee Baker
10.19.16
Music

Everything You’ll See and Hear as a Club Photographer

No, you can't pay me in coke and yes, I'm technically working.
Jake Kivanc
9.13.16
Stuff

This Stoned Dude Snapchatted for 24 Hours Straight

An idea that was birthed in pot smoke and ended in a baptism of sewage water. Solid Saturday.
Jake Kivanc
6.2.16
VICE Canada Reports

This is Dixon: Searching for the Gang That Might Not Even Exist

VICE looks into the Dixon City Bloods—an notorious alleged gang that sprung up into Canada's consciousness during the Rob Ford crack scandal.
VICE Staff
5.25.16
NSFW

Meet the Bouncers of Camgirl Chatrooms

Moderators tell us why they spend up to 20 hours per week silencing trolls for free.
Allison Tierney
5.17.16
Stuff

The World’s Oldest Performing Drag Queen Showed Us His Wardrobe

Russell Alldread takes us through several decades of life in Toronto's gay village, from police harassment to underground drag shows to his Guinness World Record.
Jess Desaulniers-Lea
5.16.16
Stuff

Canada's Vigilante Pedophile Hunters Say They're Now Working with the FBI

Justin Payne—a construction worker turned pedophile hunter—has teamed up with a university professor, and they have a new approach.
Manisha Krishnan
5.12.16
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