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My Two Magic Words

My Two Magic Words

By Nupur Lakhe

The years that have passed, I like to call them "explorative", with regards to reading new genres, creating content on social media...

The Erotic is Power

The Erotic is Power

However, this also meant that women who chose to dress sexy were deemed bad feminists or not feminists at all. Many feminists dismissed the erotic as pornography or an extension of patriarchal conditioning. 

 

Eshna Sharma- Winner of Wingword Poetry Prize 2019

Eshna Sharma- Winner of Wingword Poetry Prize 2019

In December last year, I had sent in a poem, kakinada, as an entry for the Wingword Poetry Competition. The results were out last month, and I was pleasantly surprised to find myself in the Commendable Mentions section.
Towards a Feminist Cinema or What Bollywood can reveal about us?

Towards a Feminist Cinema or What Bollywood can reveal about us?

The use of rape scenes without the consent of Phoolan Devi in Bandit Queen is exploitation of her experience. Certain scenes from the acclaimed series ‘Paatal Lok’ narrate the rape of Dalitbahujan womxn.
10 books to read this summer

10 books to read this summer

Summer reading is one such important event that everyone plans. While for some it is a way to conquer their reading goals, for others it might be a way to relax and unwind whilst on their holiday. 
A (female) sex in the city

A (female) sex in the city

Even after more than 20 years of its airing, the friendship of these four women in the Sex and the City typically attains a soft corner in my heart with my favorite scene where they sing together the song- "I am a woman, hear me roar".

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