Oregon Strippers to Lobby Legislature for Better Working Conditions 

A group of Oregon strippers are planning to lobby the state legislature to implement better health and safety requirements for strip clubs, including better security and a requirement to display a poster about entertainers' rights. It's the first time a group of dancers have used the legislative system to push for… » 2/02/15 7:40pm 2/02/15 7:40pm

Don't Be an Idiot at the Strip Club: A Stripper's Guide 

It's your birthday, hurray! You're going to a strip club with a bunch of your lesbian friends, fun! You're bringing LIKE SIXTY GODDAMN PEOPLE and you want them all to act right, so you send out a long letter filled with well-intended but frequently wrong advice and thoughts on how strip-club-going squares with your… » 1/27/15 12:10pm 1/27/15 12:10pm

In Houston, the City and Its Strip Clubs Call an Uneasy Truce

It's an odd American dichotomy, the South's bible belt blended with a thriving strip club economy. But in Houston, that very chasm is the source of a 16 year lawsuit from the city against a number of local clubs. » 1/03/14 1:50pm 1/03/14 1:50pm

Court Rules That Lap Dances Aren't Dramatic and Artistic Enough for Tax…

The New York Court of Appeals in Albany upheld a lower court ruling that lap dances are not entitled to tax exemption because they're not, "dramatic or musical arts performances." Not dramatic? Really? Because there isn't a difference between "highbrow dance and lowbrow dance," in New York state law, this case could… » 10/24/12 10:05pm 10/24/12 10:05pm

NY Strip Club Seeks Tax Exemption Because Art

A strip club just outside of Albany called Nite Moves made the case Wednesday in New York's Court of Appeals that its cover charge ($11) and lap dance fees ($20 for three minutes) shouldn't be subject to the state's eight percent sales tax because naked dancing is an art form, not unlike ballet. After a 2005 audit of… » 9/06/12 12:00pm 9/06/12 12:00pm

The Art of the National Convention Strip Club Trend Piece

Being a stripper means that other people will never run out of questions for you. "How much money do you make?" "Can they touch you?" "Do you do that thing on the pole?" "Who tips better, Democrats or Republicans?" » 8/30/12 2:10pm 8/30/12 2:10pm

Your Magic Mike Dreams, Shattered: There Are No Male Strip Clubs in…

If you're planning on one day visiting scenic Tampa, Florida and replicating the Magic Mike experience at a local establishment staffed by dancing dudes who take their pants off, I've got some bad news. There is no all-male revue in Tampa. Magic Mike was a bulging lie. » 8/30/12 10:50am 8/30/12 10:50am

Strip Clubs in Illinois Will Now Pay a New Tax to Help Fund Rape Crisis…

On Saturday, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed a law that will force strip clubs to pay an additional tax, which will in turn be used to fund programs aimed at preventing sexual assault as well as counseling sexual assault victims. The new tax is expected to haul in about $1 million a year for rape prevention programs,… » 8/19/12 3:00pm 8/19/12 3:00pm

Strip Club Hires Sarah Palin Lookalike Just in Time for Republican…

Hoping to capitalize on conservative men's possibly-lingering collective crush, a Tampa Bay strip club has hired a Sarah Palin lookalike to headline during the Republican National Convention in an attempt to draw in business. But this Faux-Palin just any exotic dancer — she's adult film star Lisa Ann, who played Sarah… » 7/23/12 3:50pm 7/23/12 3:50pm

Treatment For Rape Without Insurance Costs More Than Some Good Used Cars

First of all, here is a 1996 Subaru on sale in Wilton, Connecticut for $3,995. Let's all just let that marinate in our brain-juice for a second. » 7/21/12 2:30pm 7/21/12 2:30pm

Strip Club Business Is Doing Just Great Because Of GOP Conventions,…

With the Republican National Convention close at hand, the host city of Tampa's preparing their local strip clubs for the deluge of GOP patrons that will be pouring in with singles. As it turns out, the RNC singlehandedly buoys struggling strip joints out of debt and improves the town's economy (obviously this is re:… » 6/30/12 1:30pm 6/30/12 1:30pm

Strip Clubs Say Taxes Violate Freedom Of Expression

Strip clubs in Texas are supposed to pay a special tax to help fund sexual assault prevention programs. But some allege the tax violates clubs' First Amendment rights — and lots of clubs simply aren't paying. » 7/15/11 12:14pm 7/15/11 12:14pm

Heavenly Glow Of Strip Club's Lights Nearly Blinds Pilot

The FAA has asked Bombshells, a strip club in Dallas, to turn off its new spinning rooftop beacon. A Southwest pilot complained that it flooded his cockpit with light as he was trying to land at Love Field Airport. » 9/07/10 2:35pm 9/07/10 2:35pm

Strippers, Gamblers Have No Problem With Ground Zero Mosque

Though the majority of New Yorkers are opposed to Park51, the women who work at the nearby strip clubs generally feel that the whole "hollowed ground" argument is bullshit; "I don't know what the big deal is," said one local. » 8/20/10 11:06am 8/20/10 11:06am

Why Protesting Hooters Is A Waste Of Women's Time

Feminists in Cardiff, Wales are protesting a plan to build a Hooters in their town because the restaurant will "contribute to sexual harassment of women." Are they out of line? » 8/12/10 9:30am 8/12/10 9:30am

An Open Letter From A Stripper

Girl, your man owes me 60 dollars. About your man: white, early 30s, balding, slightly chubby, suited, small dick rubbing into my ass. Your typical strip club patron. » 8/05/10 1:00pm 8/05/10 1:00pm