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Kayla, a Portland dancer and recording artist, made several playlists and contributed an original track to Stripper Music Monday.

Kat went to a vagina beauty pageant.

Charlotte interviewed Laura Agustín. Part one and part two.

Bettie finds Larry Flynt creepy.

Story takes a look at Katherine Frank’s 2002 research into strip club regulars.

Rocket on the particular risks of being photographed publicly as a sex worker.

Kat’s interview with San Francisco strip club documentary photographer Alicia Vera.

Laurenn McCubbin talks about sex work-inspired art and Las Vegas with Catherine.

The New Jersey Donut Ho and other sex workers in strange locations.

What becomes of a not-quite “Hipster Hooker?”

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He usually wears shirts on his dates.

Enjoy our Richard Gere birthday extravaganza: Bettie on why she can’t stand Pretty Woman, Charlotte on why she loves it and on Gere in American Gigolo.

Some thoughts on sustainable sex work.

What will happen in the case of the New Mexico judge accused of raping a prostitute?

Oh, thank goodness. Ne-Yo recorded a song called “Strip Club.”

FetLife cracks a bad hooker joke.

Another in the never-ending series of strip club tourist reports, this one from London.

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We’re excited to welcome story as a contributor with her review of I’ll Show You Mine.

The T&S staff help answer a reader question about how to handle a stalker.

Good news from Louisiana as some prostitution charges drop from felonies to misdemeanors.

Elle interviewed her childhood friend, porn performer Sadie West.

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Thanks for spending the week with us. Enjoy your holiday weekend, Americans and Canadians, and we’ll see you next Tuesday.

Charlotte Shane asks Can You Trust Your Sex Worker?

In Praise of the Man Who Doesn’t Get Strip Clubs

Catherine responds to the Complex listicle: Top 50 Strip Clubs: A Dancer Responds

Pioneering women of color in burlesque: Motor City Strippers

A New Sex Work Activist Organization: SWAAY has launched

Classic VD scare ads from 100 Years of Sex!

Our new comment policy and Irony Butterfly’s debut.

Public submission is Just A Regular Day in the Park.

The Best TV Prostitute Ever was on Arrested Development.


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Charlotte and Kat wade through some really questionable moments in advertising to bring us the worst in anti-trafficking campaigns and anti-sex worker billboards.

Furry Girl interviewed Kimberly Kupps about being prosecuted for making porn in her own home with her husband.

Another strip club owner is in tax trouble. He stashed cash in the most surprising places.

Bettie reviews Behind the Whip and some bad advice to a potential amateur prossie.