burlesque

DRAG

Toronto’s ‘Gay Jesus’ Can Protest and Get Naked at the Same Time

The non-binary performer wants to unpack your reaction to the name.
Graham Isador
9.7.18
Features

The Dallas Nightclub Where BDSM Meets Burning Man

Freaky local subcultures find a home at The Nines after the loss of many DIY spaces in the city.
Jeff Gage
7.17.17
Broadly

The Enduring Appeal Of 'Alt': How the SuicideGirls Survived the 2000s

"It's almost become as ubiquitous as Kleenex or Xerox. When you say 'Suicide Girl,' you know what type of girl you're talking about."
mitchell sutherland
3.26.17
Culture

How a Kid from Canada’s Hardest Oil Town Became one of Toronto’s Best Drag Queens

Meet Beardoncé.
Graham Isador
12.2.16
NSFW

We Asked Strippers and Sex Workers How to Feel Good Naked

"I do live a life where I take off my clothes, and I'm comfortable in my body, but at the same time, I still struggle with insecurities and cultural conditioning, just like anybody."
Jesse Donaldson
5.21.16
News

Saskatoon’s Ridiculous Anti-Stripping Bylaw Cancels a Suicide Girls Show

Breaking: Suicide Girls are still a thing?
Amil Niazi
5.3.16
festivals 2016

Slutist's Legacy of the Witch Fest was a NSFW Celebration of the Feminine and the Divine

Members of Wax Idols, Sabbath Assembly, and Void Vision reflect on a bloody, glittering evening of burlesque, witchcraft, and female empowerment.
Dianca London Potts
4.27.16
first-person shooter

Photos of What a Burlesque Dancer Sees on a Friday Night

Julian Master
4.16.16
Stuff

Stalkers, S&M, and the Secret Cabaret: Inside London's 'House of Magic'

Simon Drake shunned TV to convert a crack pipe-ridden pub into the UK's answer to The Magic Castle.
Joe Bish
3.21.16
the vice reader

My Time as an Artist at the Center of the Insane Financial Industry Boom

An excerpt from Molly Crabapple's upcoming memoir, "Drawing Blood," out on December 1.
Molly Crabapple
11.24.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

It’s Now Legal for Burlesque Performers to Show Their Breasts in Alberta

Cops will no longer (legally) be checking out shows for unregulated boobs.
Jake Kivanc
11.24.15
News

Saskatchewan Strippers Take Their Poles on the Road in Effort to Skirt Province’s Draconian Laws

"You can bitch, but the strippers gon' keep strippin."
Rachel Browne
5.19.15
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