Women in the UK Are Being Denied Medical Treatment Because They’re Virgins
VICE World News has spoken to women who say healthcare professionals told them they couldn’t receive internal examinations because they weren’t sexually active, going against ultrasound guidelines in Britain.
Trans People Are Seeking Nonbinary Bottom Surgeries
Across the gender spectrum, some patients are looking for mixed sets of genitals, or none at all. Actually receiving this affirming care isn't easy.
What Happens When Doctors Don’t Learn How to Do Abortions?
“In those 2 a.m. moments in the middle of the night, will you know what you need to do to save someone's life?”
Starbucks Is Ending COVID Benefits
The coffee giant has repeatedly argued it can’t change benefits for unionizing stores, but this move will impact unionizing stores.
A Woman Needed Help After an Abortion. She Had to Wait Because She Wasn’t Dying Yet.
“It's the first time in my life I was denied care by a medical professional.”
A Dystopia Where AI Runs U.S. Healthcare and Asks Patients to Die
Listen to ‘The Counselor,’ another story from Motherboard’s first ever short story collection.
TikTok’s Parent Company Bought a Bunch of Hospitals for $1.5B
This deal marks one of the biggest purchases made since Beijing’s anti-monopoly crackdown on tech companies started, in late 2020.
How Florida Twisted Science to Deny Healthcare to Trans Kids
VICE News spoke to 10 researchers who weren’t aware their work was being used for Florida's anti-trans agenda—and said it’s being misrepresented.
'It's a State Matter': Albanese Says No to Free Abortions at Public Hospitals
“In this country, we don't control the health system, the states control the health system. They deal with these issues."
Foreigners Reveal What Surprised Them About the NHS
"Before coming to the UK, I had to pay around £1,000 NHS fee."
What the Roe v. Wade Decision Means for Australia
“We actually only saw the South Australian decriminalisation enacted on Friday… that’s how recent some of this legislation is.”
They Come to Give Birth in Secret. They Leave Without Their Babies.
In Japan, a country with restrictive abortion laws, this hospital lets women give birth anonymously and put their babies up for adoption.