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.
Patrons were supposed to leave names and phone numbers so they could be contacted by health officials in case of COVID-19 exposure.
The National Labor Relations Board upheld a ruling that Brandi Campbell was a statutory employee at Centerfold Club.
Things aren't like they used to be.
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.
As COVID-19 escalates globally, sex workers who depend on in-person appointments are considering camming to supplement their income.
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).
The footage—which shows baristas stripping and licking whipped cream off each other—could normally be viewed via a public records request.
"Hustlers" has nothing on Jolene, an event featuring both cis and trans performers that celebrates beauty in all kinds of gender expressions.
Growing up, I always felt sexiness was something reserved for thin people. Stripping helped change that.