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

Tyson Beckford's Naked Torso Beckons You To Enter Chocolate City

Move over Magic Mike XXL! There's a new stripper movie in town and it's got Tyson Beckford flexing everything that God gave him. 13-year-old closeted me is very excited. So is 30-year-old out me. Everything about this movie, aside from its awful title, seems excellent and it hasn't even been finished yet. » 10/30/14 5:15pm 10/30/14 5:15pm

Man Tries to Obtain Addresses of Strippers So He Can Pray For Them

A district court judge has issued a temporary injunction barring the disclosure of the personal information of employees of a Washington strip club after a man attempted to obtain the info so he could pray for them. Right. » 10/25/14 4:00pm 10/25/14 4:00pm

Terrible News: Matthew 'Dallas' McConaughey Won't Be in Magic Mike XXL

Sorry ladies, but the ass-less chaps worn by Matthew McConaughey must go to another nearly nude actor — “Alright Alright Alright” dropped out of Magic Mike XXL. Don’t worry though, I’m sure the producers will find another succulent man to tickle our fancies since the storyline and the acting certainly won’t. » 9/18/14 11:30am 9/18/14 11:30am

Woman Strips and Pole Dances to Prevent Cops From Towing Her Car

When she saw that her car was being towed, the first impulse of the Russian woman in this video was to hop up on the car, take off her clothes and turn the crane of the tow truck into a makeshift stripper pole. Apparently, her performance was not well-received. » 7/25/14 5:15pm 7/25/14 5:15pm

The Real Problem With Sex Workers In Video Games

When you're playing a game as infectiously compelling as Grand Theft Auto V, it can be difficult to take a step back and reflect on all the wanton acts of destruction in which you've participated. » 6/16/14 5:12pm 6/16/14 5:12pm

The Real Magic Mike: Male Strippers Get Exposed in Documentary La Bare

The documentary film La Bare promises "a new kind of super hero," with "a different kind of action." This summer movie isn't a big-budget Hollywood fantasy: It's a look inside the world of male strippers. » 5/20/14 3:00pm 5/20/14 3:00pm

Nursing Home Sued for Hiring Strippers to Grind on Elderly Residents

A Long Island nursing home is facing a lawsuit from the son of one resident, who says the establishment placed his mother "in apprehension of imminent, offensive, physical harm" by hiring Chippendale's strippers to perform in the rec room. The plaintiff—who found out about the performance when he discovered a picture… » 4/08/14 6:30pm 4/08/14 6:30pm

Strippers Sue San Diego Cops After 'Demeaning' Club Inspection

A group of 25 strippers at a club in San Diego filed a lawsuit against the city, claiming they were forced to be part of a demeaning photo session. » 3/26/14 7:40pm 3/26/14 7:40pm

Freida Pinto Works the Pole as a Stripper in the New Bruno Mars Video

Late yesterday, Bruno Mars released the new video for his track "Gorilla," which features the romantic and evocative lyrics, "you and me baby making love like gorillas." The clip features actor Luis Guzman as a strip club employee. And Slumdog Millionaire actress Freida Pinto plays a stripper. » 10/16/13 12:00pm 10/16/13 12:00pm

And Here's Rihanna's Softcore 'Pour It Up' Video

Well that was fast. Just a day after releasing a video about the making of her new video for "Pour It Up," Rihanna dropped the full video for the latest single off her album Unapologetic...which came out almost a year ago...and for which she was definitely shooting footage in May. Guess she's been busy. » 10/02/13 4:10pm 10/02/13 4:10pm

Rihanna's New Video Is a Celebration of 'Bitches Twerking on Water'

"I bet you never seen bitches twerk on water. My bitches twerk on water," says Rihanna in the behind the scenes video for her new music video for "Pour It Up", which looks to be the latest presentation of the pop star's unabashed love of strippers. » 10/02/13 1:30pm 10/02/13 1:30pm

Cory Booker Politely DM'ed a Stripper Once, Yielding BuzzFeed Article

I wanted to title this Idiotic BuzzFeed Article Makes You Scroll Through Sea of NSFW Photos and Also Gifs of Buzzfeed Contributors, All in Order to See Utterly Innocuous Conversation — but, ugh, that wouldn't fit. » 9/25/13 7:00pm 9/25/13 7:00pm

Alabama Republican Senator Claims He Is Being Stalked by Strippers

Alabama state Sen. Shadrack McGill is a conservative Christian who one time likened abortion to "destroying an eagle egg" while reintroducing a bill that would ban abortion at all stages. Since then, apparently, he has been stalked by exotic dancers. Is that a fitting punishment? I'm not sure. » 6/05/13 5:15pm 6/05/13 5:15pm

This Stripper Definitely Had a Worse Valentine's Day Than You

Feel better about your lack of Valentines and/or worse about humanity after reading this story from Allison, an exotic dancer who told us about a creepy customer who thought that because it was Valentine's Day — well, really, because Allison's a stripper — he had the right to repeatedly disrupt her workday. You see,… » 2/15/13 5:40pm 2/15/13 5:40pm

The Magic Mike Musical Will Include Audience Lap Dances So You Better…

Magic Mike is making the journey from the daiquiri-stained floors of a Tampa-area strip club to the hallowed boards of Broadway, but what does that mean for you? Well, apparently the show will involve audience participation, so you probably shouldn't take your mom. » 2/04/13 5:45pm 2/04/13 5:45pm

Strippers Have Workers Rights, Too

We Are Dancers NYC is a new outreach project made by and for strippers in Manhattan. Their website has legal info, health and safety tips, financial advice, and other resources for exotic dancers, and they're trying to raise money to distribute even more helpful info in strip clubs across the city. » 1/08/13 3:20pm 1/08/13 3:20pm

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

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