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  • And you thought the lap-dancing teachers in Winnipeg were setting a bad example … Apparently we Canadians have nothing on the French.

    ProWomanProLife » 2010 » February

  • Lap-dancing is a choiceLast week, Rowenna Davis talked to students who were funding their studies by lap-dancing I'd rather owe £50,000 than fund my education this way.

    Education letters

  • As a result of my education, mainly funded by tedious, menial and no doubt less well-paid jobs, I conclude that lap-dancing perpetuates the objectification of women by men.

    Education letters

  • The Quarter was about to curl up and take a catnap—except for Bourbon Street, party jamboree and flesh-fest central, twenty-four/seven, and as wide awake as a lap-dancing tweaker go-juiced to the eyebrows.

    Etched in Bone

  • • I read Gail Dines' piece on the train while a young man sitting behind me complained to his mates of being "stung for all his money in a lap-dancing bar".

    Letters: Pornified language

  • Object, the organisation behind the T-shirt, is perhaps most notorious for the protests it stages outside lap-dancing clubs, jabbing its placards at shifty men in trenchcoats while chanting its mantra, "I object to objectification", at the fallen sisters who cross the picket line – the sex workers it plans to liberate.

    Pornography is far too complicated to distil into a smart T-shirt slogan

  • Because it was hard for councils to distinguish between a licensing application for a café or a lap-dancing club, it was almost impossible for local communities to object and for councils to reject applications.

    The new feminists: still fighting

  • It's a no-brainer: lap-dancing clubs are clearly a part of the sex industry, so they need to be licensed and regulated appropriately.

    The new feminists: still fighting

  • The number of lap-dancing clubs opening in the UK doubled in the five-year period up to 2009, and facilitated the mainstreaming of lap-dancing in society, to the point where pretty pink pole-dancing kits with paper money and frilly little garters, aimed at young girls, are now sold in toys and games sections of leading retailers.

    The new feminists: still fighting

  • One of the campaigns we're working on, Stripping the Illusion, aims to expose the myth that lap-dancing clubs are a harmless part of the leisure industry.

    The new feminists: still fighting


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