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Ten Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask a Bouncer
"Men sometimes stick stuff down their underpants, but I can't really go round grabbing every other dude by the nuts."
For Nightlife Organizers, Keeping Queer Clubs Safe Is a Delicate Dance
Security is a priority at any event, but especially so at club nights aimed at marginalized groups. In LGBTQ+ nightlife, it's important to find bouncers who understand the communities they're serving.
What It’s Like to Be a Female Bouncer
Male patrons either want to hit on you or can't wait to have an excuse to hit you.
Bouncers Are Being Sent to Etiquette School to Learn to Stay Zen at the Door
The Hospitality Security Training school is open for business.
Michael Scott Barron
Meet the Bouncers of Camgirl Chatrooms
Moderators tell us why they spend up to 20 hours per week silencing trolls for free.
The THUMP Guide to Sneaking Drugs into the Club
Ten foolproof ways to get your narcotics into the night unnoticed.
Josh Baines & Angus Harrison
Why Bouncers Around the World Won't Let You In
The art of the door guy is a delicate one. Let the wrong people in and the entire club goes to shit, but strike the right balance and a true euphoria will envelop the dance floor.
Girlhood Defined Through the Decades: Life Lessons from Women Age 18 to 80
What was it like to be a female bouncer in the 70s? How did a single mom deal with divorce in the 40s? Eight women from eight difference decades share their life stories.
Oslo Has 'Racism Inspectors' Who Police Discrimination at the City's Nightclubs
The City of Oslo has been hiring people to wait in lines at clubs to see if they get turned away because of their skin color since 2010.
Paul McCartney's Nightclub Rejection, an Inspiring Moment of Failure
Paul McCartney—he's just like us!
An Ode to Bouncers, the Most Honest Account of Clubbing Ever
The ITV series painted a clubland hardly remembered but never forgotten.
I Spent a Night Touring Melbourne's Worst Rated Nightclubs
With a bunch of reviews from Google Maps, I set out to defend the worst spots in town.