Articles by The Ladies Finger
Oct 15, 2017
Victoria & Abdul: Why the Queen's firm, and often controversial, friendships were her redeeming featureHer friendship with Abdul Karim only reaffirmed the kind of woman Victoria was: Always looking outward at the people and things the world had to offer, hunting for solace and happiness in her old age
Oct 11, 2017
Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment row lays bare how powerful men get away with abuseIt’s telling to see the ways in which women are reacting to Harvey Weinstein’s past abuse and the public allegations against him now
Oct 08, 2017
Solo: Bejoy Nambiar does a disservice to the women characters in Dulquer Salmaan-starrerIn spite of his prowess in writing good female characters, Bejoy Nambiar obviously decided to shoot Solo entirely from Dulquer Salmaan’s good-looking shoulders.
Oct 06, 2017
Hrithik Roshan versus Kangana Ranaut: What do those 'leaked' emails really tell a reader?The timing of all this revived media attention in Hrithik Roshan's complaint to the Cyber Crime Cell in 2016 is a bit hard to miss
Sep 30, 2017
Queens of Comedy review: TLC's new show is a milestone in comedy of, by and for womenQueens of Comedy is all about the special kind of funny women can be when they are alone together.
Sep 30, 2017
Money matters: Author Lalita Iyer highlights why women need to get smarter about financial planningFinancial 'wokeness' only strengthens women’s voices
Sep 28, 2017
Deal with sexual assault BHU-style: Apologise for your vagina, wait for Subramanian Swamy to call you NaxalAs we watch the events surrounding the alleged molestation of a female student at Banaras Hindu University (BHU) unfold, a familiar feeling of nausea overtakes us.
Sep 26, 2017
What Sunny Leone's Navratri condom ad row reveals: Love in the time of garba is serious businessNavratri's Rams and Leelas are not very different from average Tinder Romeos and Juliets. They just dance a little harder against the face of stigma, and this year they could have had Sunny Leone for company.
Sep 26, 2017
BHU students' protests: Women resisting gender discrimination in college is only way to bring in changeSince a first-year student was molested at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) campus on Thursday, the university has been rocked by huge protests.
Sep 10, 2017
Reading ancient Indian erotica in the time of Tinder: A new anthology covers 3,000 years of writingThe anthology Parrots of Desire, edited by Goa-based author Amrita Narayanan, looks at desire and erotica, from Muddupalani to Manto, from the Rig Veda to Tamil Sangam poets, from out-of-print short stories by Kamala Das to Kiran Nagarkar and Rabindranath Tagore