Ayush Prasad

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Melissa Gira Grant: 'I got into sex work to afford to be a writer'

American journalist Melissa Gira Grant wants to change the way we think about prostitution and sex work. Rather than dwelling on the "sex" part, Grant suggests we focus on "work". By doing so, she argues, sex workers become neither corrupters, nor victims who need rescuing, but workers who need …

What makes a ‘good’ lens? (part II)

This might seem like a very obvious question, but the moment you try to define a set of criteria to quantify ‘good’, you soon realize there’s quite a …

Fascinating Photos of New York City in the Early 1980s

<i>New York Up & Down</i> is a fascinating series by now octogenarian Frank Horvat that shows us what a major metropolis looked like back in the early 1980s. Shot between 1982 and 1986, the street images, all taken with a Nikon SLR camera with Ektachrome, captures New York City in a raw and gritty way. …

Portrait of a Sicilian girl by Wilhelm von Gloeden - a picture from the past

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Forward to Freedom: South Africa's Anti-Apartheid Movement historical archive – in pictures

The Anti-Apartheid Movement has launched a website documenting its long campaign against the apartheid regime in South Africa. Featuring photographs, posters and videos, the archive spans over three decades – and depicts the wide range of groups involved, from politicians to pop stars, students to …

Scared Of Failing? Ask Yourself These 6 Fear-Killing Questions

Warren Berger, author of A More Beautiful Question, collected the provocative questions top designers, tech innovators, and entrepreneurs ask themselves to spark creativity.<p><i>[Editor’s note: The following is the first in a three-part series of posts adapted from Warren Berger’s new book,</i> A More …

Best space images of the month

Here are some of the most stunning pictures captured during a memorable month in space – from cosmic collisions to soaring satellites.<p>Watch Colin Legg's footage of the Moon Saturn occultation.

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Ronnie Spector interview: 'The more Phil tried to destroy me, the stronger I got'

Imprisoned by her husband, Ronnie Spector has now turned her tale of survival into a stage show. Hermione Hoby meets the Sixties icon<p>Where else to meet Ronnie Spector, the <b>Sixties girl-group icon</b>, but in the ladies loos? The woman who once boasted the Rolling Stones as her opening act is primping …