Churches in Kentucky and Tennessee have joined forces to protest a bar on the state border that features gogo/pole dancers. A local pastor has stated that he hopes to keep the community safe “from the filth and degradation that just ruins people.” Did we mention that these aren’t even strippers, just gogo dancers?
Meanwhile, an Ohio pastor set up a stripper pole next to the pulpit to illustrate a sermon about good Christian married sex.
Pre-Olympics prostitution hysteria begins as London starts arrest sweeps of street workers and brothels. UK-based activists are concerned about sex workers being the victims of police violence as a consequence.
Teachers with porno pasts are “nothing new,” declares the L.A. Weekly, in an article featuring their list of Top 5 porn performers/schoolteachers. The piece was written in light of the recent outing of Stacie Halas, an Oxnard, Calif., junior high teacher who was placed on administrative leave when someone recognized her from an internet porn video.
Oregon’s liquor board will consider granting a license to another outpost of Casa Diablo, the bizarre vegan strip club with questionable food safety practices. Read the Tits and Sass report on the Oregon SOS protest (and the Casa Diablo counter-protest) against the club’s proposed second location.
A Peoria, Ill., strip club anticipates going out of business if a proposed “pole tax” is approved.
A pole dancer performed at Toronto’s City Hall as part of a discussion about changing the city’s adult entertainment regulations.
Porn performers are uniting in protest against Rick Santorum’s proposed pornography ban with a “Wankout” on May 1.
West Australia is considering a ban on prostitution in residential neighborhoods.
The Free Speech Coalition is backing filmmakers who don’t want the condoms-in-porn mandate to spread from the city of Los Angeles (where it recently went into effect) to the entire county. According to a poll by the AIDS Health Foundation, the majority of L.A. resident support the new ordinance.