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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 Cholo Artists Redefining Gay Rap
In Los Angeles, some Latinx artists are pushing the artistic frontiers of homo hop—a musical subgenre of hip hop that blurs the boundaries between sexuality, queer identity, and gangster rap.
We go behind the scenes of the second edition of India's first national pageant for transwomen, in Mumbai to explore the notions of beauty and identity.
How Tattoos Saved These Women 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. Broadly traveled to meet the last tattooed women of Timor.
Meet the Pioneers Celebrating the Beauty of Scars
Scars have long been considered a flaw, something to cover up and keep private. But Sophie Mayanne thinks otherwise. Her Behind the Scars series is a roundup of stories of recovery and self acceptance from people whose skin has been through trauma.
Drag Queens of Java
Lengger Lanang is an ancient drag queen tradition in Indonesia. VICE follows a group for men who want to reawaken Lengger's drag roots.
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10 Questions You Always Wanted To Ask: A Drag King
Isabel or, Izzy Aman, is a performer in Pecks Drag Kings, a London based feminist Drag King collective. VICE finds out what inspired Isabel to become a Drag King, and what it's like performing as a man, and if it has changed her views on masculinity.
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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.