Graduate’s animated short captures the reality of life as a stripper activist

Graduate’s animated short captures the reality of life as a stripper activist

‘Funny Money’ is a beautiful animated short by Issy Muir, a Kingston University student who was inspired by my stories about my life as a lapdancer and the reasons behind the East London Strippers Collective. Female voices and experiences are gaining importance and are increasingly heard with #metoo, female quotas...

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Telling their own story – looking at the strippers who write and produce theatre

Telling their own story – looking at the strippers who write and produce theatre

Stepping onto a different stage are Strippers who write and produce theatre.  In today’s culture, everyone is obsessed with sex, but when do we hear the sex workers and strippers telling their own story?  In the last few years, the women and men who work in these industries have written,...

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A lapdancer’s experiences dancing over Christmas

A lapdancer’s experiences dancing over Christmas

Time to reflect with a lapdancer’s experiences dancing over Christmas. The run up to Christmas actually starts in November, as people begin to celebrate office parties, end of year dinners, and meet up with old friends.  With every week there should be more footfall in the stripclubs, and dancer’s begin...

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The tattooed rebellion – how Punk Strippers took over

The tattooed rebellion – how Punk Strippers took over

Full body tattoos. Messy hair.  Thrashing guitars – and naked women? Punk Strippers? Isn’t punk mostly men rebelling against society? Orange tans.  Blonde blowdrys.  A room full of boob jobs and accommodating women – so how would a punk fit into the stripclub aesthetic?   Slowly two polar opposites have...

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Meet the Strippers Taking over Shoreditch’s Party Scene

Meet the Strippers Taking over Shoreditch’s Party Scene

It’s a Friday night, and I’m about to meet the London Strippers taking over Shoreditch’s Party Scene.  Exotic dancers in London are democratizing striptease with a monthly club night that aims to bring feminism and stripping together.  Based at Club Aquarium, they are relaunching on the last Friday of the...

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London’s hidden gem for corporate entertainment- The Gaslight of St. James

London’s hidden gem for corporate entertainment- The Gaslight of St. James

The hidden gem of London’s stripclub scene, the Gaslight is tailormade for corporate entertainment clients or businessmen looking for a fun evening. A small boutique gentleman’s club that has carefully handpicked it’s dancers and built up a good reputation amongst the wealthy, corporate entertainment clients and celebrities who party in...

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Lapdancing London – An insiders guide to London lapdance and stripclubs in the city

Lapdancing London – An insiders guide to London lapdance and stripclubs in the city

Lapdancing London – what’s London lapdance like and where can you find London stripclubs? I’ve been involved with lapdancing London for many years as I am a stripper in London who also loves to visit striptease venues in my  free time!  London is famous for it’s nightlife, but you may...

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Stripper Stories – The Morning After the Night Before

Stripper Stories – The Morning After the Night Before

The Morning after the night before   Lucy and Jeremy walked to the train station together. The light was bright and the air was crisp. It was a lovely sunny bright winter morning. They kept pace along the path; Jeremy’s feet straining not to break into the usual commuter quickstep,...

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Stripper Stories – The Pincer Strategy

Stripper Stories – The Pincer Strategy

The Pincer Strategy   Vince had originally been a barman, but had been promoted to a managerial role – an unusual route, and one which had originally filled us girls with hope. Most managers – practically all, when I think about it, were once doormen, and in the ‘security’ business,...

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Stripper Stories – Lost Down Under

Stripper Stories – Lost Down Under

Lost Down Under I left London feeling fragile, with a scorched reputation and a ruined work ethic after one too many nights bickering with the oafish management. I was looking for somewhere where I could rise like the Phoenix dancer I knew I could be – a stripper who had...

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