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Raising Boys Away From Women: Gender Segregation in India
In some North Indian towns and villages unmarried boys live in a room outside of the home called the "baithak". VICE World News takes a look at this unusual custom.
Indonesia's First All-Trans Girlband: AMUBA
VICE meets with AMUBA, Indonesia's first all-trans girlband, and learns about their struggle to build a music career in a country where the LGBTQ community is so maligned.
Pride and Prejudice: LGBTQ Rights in Asia's Newest Nation Timor-Leste
VICE travels to Asia's youngest nation of Timor-Leste to march at its annual Pride parade and learn about the LGBTQ community's Pride—and fight—to come out in a deeply religious place. ©Clementino Amaral.
Madame X Memories: The Rise and Fall of Indonesia's Queer Cinema
VICE talks to experts to trace the rise and fall of Indonesia's queer cinema since the start of the Reformasi era and imagines what the future looks like for LGBTQ representation on screen.
The Women Who Used Tattoos to Save Themselves From Sexual Slavery
During Japanese occupation, thousands of Southeast Asian women were forced to serve as sex workers. But on one tiny island in Indonesia, local women resisted by heavily tattooing themselves. VICE traveled to meet the last tattooed women of Timor.
ROH Projects’ Truth about Originality in Art
Owi Liunic visits ROH Projects and finds out what originality means within the art world.
Jovi Adhiguna's Guide To Looking Fabulous And Being Real
Jakarta style icon Jovi Adhiguna talks about avoiding hate and living your truest life.
Sumba Is Home to the World's Most Complex Marriage Proposals: High Bride
VICE follows the journey of Piter Praing, a young Sumba boy who is herding livestock and his whole family to propose to his girlfriend and fulfill a costly marriage dowry.
The Battle Over Transgender Soldiers in the US Military
Transgender soldiers in the U.S. military are facing an uncertain future under President Trump. This August, VICE spent time with Rachel Waverly, a former solider who believes her discharge was based on issues surrounding her gender identity.
Indonesia's Ancient Drag Queen Tradition: Lengger Lanang
After the communist crackdown in the 1960's, Lengger Lanang disappeared. VICE follows a group of men reawakening Lengger's drag roots.
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Transcendence Through Comedy + Makeup | TCP Meets Miz Cracker
In Harlem, we visit drag performer Miz Cracker, who manages to make the subversion of gender and sexuality a truly entertaining and engaging endeavor.