The VICE Guide to Right Now

Kindergarten Welcomes Kids Back to School with a Professional Pole Dancer

A warm back-to-school welcome, indeed.
Drew Schwartz
sex work

How Instagram Banning Stripper-Related Hashtags Hurts Sex Workers

Strippers say the social platform is cutting off their online support networks.
Allison Tierney

Exotic Dancers Do Their Taxes a Little Differently Than You

When you get paid in dollar bills and earn tax breaks for sexy lingerie, keeping track of earnings and expenses can get complicated.
Becky Ferreira

The Strip Club Accused of Drugging and Robbing Its Customers

After waking up with thousands of dollars charged to his card, one customer took a drug test and found traces of methadone. He was one of many men allegedly scammed by Birmingham's Legs 11.
James Nolan
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Finance Bros Sued for Strippers and Motorboating in the Office

A lawsuit alleges the office culture was "so sexually aggressive" it was "rivaled only by the businesses portrayed in the films 'Boiler Room' and 'The Wolf of Wall Street.'"
Drew Schwartz
odd jobs

We Asked People About the Strangest Thing They've Ever Done for Money

"I spent a year looking after TV fortune tellers in Budapest."
VICE Staff

A London Stripper Festival Wants to Fight Against Stigma and Moralistic Squares

We met some of the dancers involved for a chat about what the event, dubbed the Art of Stripping, will involve.
Frankie Mullin, Photos: Vera Rodriguez

I Went to See the New 'Magic Mike' Movie with a Real British Stripper Named Mike

How does the new Channing Tatum movie measure up to the reality of the daily grind for a British male stripper?
Michael Segalov

The Nevada Supreme Court Decided Strip Clubs Should Pay Their Strippers for Stripping

The Nevada Supreme Court recently ruled that exotic dancers are full-fledged employees, not independent contractors, so they are owed at least minimum wage on top of their tips.
Allie Conti
every woman

Life as a Truck-Stop Stripper

Everyone knows what charming places strip clubs can be, but perhaps there is no club so charming as one in Moriarty, New Mexico—described by The Ultimate Strip Club List website as the place "where strippers go to die."
VICE Staff

The Strangely Uplifting Tale of the Cam-Girl with No Vagina

Omar Katerji
The Catholic Guilt Issue

Light Pollution

I have been staring out the window at a blur of wildflowers, and this is the first sentence to leave my mouth in 45 minutes.
Sloane Crosley