Sophia Smith Galer
TikTok Promoted ‘Deepfake AI Porn’ of Billie Eilish to People's For You Pages
The modified images of the singer were viewed 11 million times before being removed for violating TikTok’s community guidelines around sexual harassment.
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.
Conspiracy Theorists Have Come for US Couple Denied Abortion in Europe
Andrea Prudente and Jay Weeldreyer face hate and false accusations that they were part of a paid plot to undermine Malta’s abortion laws, the strictest in Europe.
‘I Don’t Trust Him’: The Women Battling the World’s Forgotten Sexual Health Crisis
Stigma around using contraception before marriage and the belief that only sex workers contract STIs is driving a sexual health crisis in Laos, and a new railway connecting into China could make things even worse.
Worker Complains He’s Paid £105,000 a Year to Eat Sandwiches and Read the Paper
An Irish Rail worker claims his duties have been “hacked down to nothing” after becoming a whistleblower at his company.
Royal Aide Resigns After Repeatedly Asking Black Guest ‘Where Are You From?’
A member of the British royal household has quit after charity boss Ngozi Fulani said she was asked “where do your people come from” at a Buckingham Palace event.
Monkeypox Is Now ‘Mpox,’ World Health Organisation Says
The two names will be used simultaneously for a year until monkeypox is fully phased out.
Elon Musk Fired Twitter’s Sustainability Team As COP27 Started
Twitter launched its @TwitterEarth handle days before the UN’s climate crisis conference, but the account has been silent since.
‘There’s Rampant Bigotry’: The Women Taking On the Crypto Bros
Crypto, blockchains and NFTs were all born out of male-dominated legacy industries like tech and finance. But women are leading the way to make Web3 more inclusive.
Google Maps Is Still Failing to Direct People to Actual Abortion Clinics
Dozens of anti-abortion counselling centres are appearing in searches for abortion providers across Europe, analysis by VICE World News and Shake the Dust has found.
TikTok Creators Sentenced to 20 Lashes For Video Mocking Nigerian Politician
Rights groups have condemned the sentences handed to Mubarak Muhammad and Nazifi Muhammad for a TikTok skit about Kano governor Abdullahi Ganduje.
Climate Activists Throw Tomato Soup at Van Gogh’s Sunflowers
“What is worth more, art, or life?” a protester said after throwing soup over the painting in London's National Gallery and glueing themselves to the wall.