"Wanting You to Want Me" captures the complicated beauty of working as a stripper in the UK.
After a year on pause, Harpies has re-opened in London's east end – but its return hasn't come without a fight.
In a midst of a surge of coronavirus cases, Ontario closed down strip clubs, while allowing casinos, bars and nightclubs to remain open. Dancers and owners say the shutdown is stigmatizing.
VICE spoke to the cast of the Starz series about using a Mississippi strip club as a Trojan horse to discuss race, gender, and class.
Unsurprisingly, neither adult performers nor customers are into the idea of outdoor strip clubs.
Things aren't like they used to be.
When coronavirus closed their workplaces, the performers behind CYBERTEASE banded together to create a place with its own rules.
The COVID-19 response is hitting clubs and businesses on Bourbon Street particularly hard during the time of year that dancers and workers make most of their money.
Little Darlings says its entertainers "HAVE been tested [for coronavirus] to the extent possible," but did not elaborate on the specifics.
Sex work is a cornerstone of society, and there are more ways to support people who do it than just tipping generously (though that's a great start).
"Hustlers" has nothing on Jolene, an event featuring both cis and trans performers that celebrates beauty in all kinds of gender expressions.
A trip aboard the City of Doms, a striptease cruise that's been making waves on the lesbian circuit