How to Ring in the New Year with Nipple Tats, Pole Dancing & Divorce

I stood barefoot in the sterile operating room of the plastic surgeon's office suite, loosened the cloth tie of the pastel blue patient gown, and opened the wrap to reveal my breasts. The plastic surgeon remembered me–he had reconstructed my breasts after a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy three years earlier. He… »1/02/15 9:00am1/02/15 9:00am

Clarinet-Playing Pole Dancer Has A New Christmas Video; You're Welcome

He's in boxers! He's in a sleigh! He's got a wind instrument that he knows how to use with rudimentary skill! He's Paul Groslouis and he's the internet's christmas present to you. My suggestion? Watch this on a loop at the end of a long night. It beats a creepy whispering video any day. Am I right? (I'm right.) »12/17/14 6:40pm12/17/14 6:40pm

Pole Dancing Class for Kids Predictably Unnerves Anxious Adults

A fitness studio in British Columbia called Twisted Grip Dance and Fitness is offering some non-sexy pole dancing classes for children, which has caused less of a stir than you might imagine if only because studio owner Kristy Craig made an admirable effort to convince parents that in no way was she trying to recruit… »9/09/12 5:00pm9/09/12 5:00pm

It's Gonna Be a While Before Pole Dancing Is in the Olympics

The folks of the International Pole Sports Federation would love for pole dancing to be in the 2016 Olympics. Recently, the IPSF held an "Olympic Exhibition Event," and, according to their website, "pole sports athletes across the world are ready to get their sport recognized by the greatest sporting event in the… »7/30/12 6:40pm7/30/12 6:40pm

Competition Aims To Put Pole Dancing In Positive Light

This weekend, 11 women competed in the 2011 U.S. Pole Dancing Championship in New York City as a way to legitimize the activity as a sport. Watching the aerial acrobatics that defy gravity in this clip, it's hard to argue that pole dancing is anything but. (In case you were wondering, they have to wear skimpy… »5/02/11 7:00pm5/02/11 7:00pm