make them bring you presents
When I was a baby stripper, maybe 20 or 21, there were a couple of older, wiser dancers I looked up to because they had the wisdom of women in their mid-twenties. They’d give me advice on how to work (“Approach the guys like you’re here to do something great and healing for them, because you are! What we do is a great service”) and how to date (“Make them bring you...
The internet didn't invent young women... →
The internet didn’t invent young women oversharing. I remember reading some raw, odd, teen sex stories in fanzines for sure. And was meeting through the mail any different than meeting online? that being said it’s not cool to air folks out like that.
December 17th: International Day to End Violence...
My stiletto-and-lycra-wearing corner of the sex industry has some small protection from violence because it is legal to be a stripper. The harm that befalls women working as prostitutes in the U.S. is in no small part due to the illegality of their profession and the social attitude that violence against one’s person is a part of the job description. It is not. Acts of violence against...