Tag Archives: stripper

April 29

‘Not Buying It’ and stripping

*I own the copyright to this photo taken by Matt Ford Photography 2006* ‘Not Buying It’ screams the campaign. I am not buying it either. Feminists do not pay for men to film women without their consent. Nor do they condone such behaviour. Yet the ‘feminist’ campaign group called ‘Not Buying It’ have done just […]

August 03

Yes a Stripper

Recently there has been the #yesastripper hashtag, where dancers have been taking back control of their portrayal. And let’s not forget that this is a classed issue. You like Burlesque but hate strippers? Because middle-class nudity has always been more respectable than the working-class harlots taking their clothes off for much-needed cash. The ‘dirty’ working […]

December 07

Lap dancing closures in Leeds (2013)

Photo courtesy of this blog post about the club closures. Blog updated to include Prof Phil Hubbard’s post.     I am absolutely horrified and furious to read the news that 3 lap-dancing clubs in Leeds must close. I have been following the activities online for over 12 months, here and here. My thoughts are […]