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

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

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

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