HOURS Left to Fund LICENSE TO PIMP on Kickstarter

LESS THAN 24 Hours to Fund LICENSE TO PIMP on Kickstarter This Kickstarter Update #13 contains an audio excerpt from an interview I did with a stripper named “Kat.”  She has worked as a stripper in San Francisco for nearly 2 decades and started when she was 18 years old.  She’s still going strong + … Continue reading

What Would You Do to Stay In Control?

(1.)  character profile:  Mariko Passion If your workplace engaged in illegal labor practices, what would you do to stay in control? MARIKO PASSION quits stripping at her favorite club as the work becomes increasingly sexual and spills into her personal life. After she files wage complaints against former strip club employers to collect her back-wages … Continue reading

Fund this Film!

We’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign to complete a rough cut of our feature documentary, License to Pimp. Please support us in getting this story seen & heard!   License to Pimp CHARACTERS & STORY: License to Pimp is a feature documentary about the choices that three San Francisco strippers make as their workplaces engage in … Continue reading

$10 Million Settlement for Strippers in CA, NV, TX, KY, FL, & ID

(4/11; CA, NV, TX, KY, FL, & ID) If you’re a stripper & worked in specific strip clubs in CA, NV, TX, KY, FL, & ID, you might you might be entitled to backwages of minimum wages & recuperation of your stage fees (illegal tip sharing) that management required you to pay as a condition … Continue reading

Strip Club On Wheels Seized In Racketeering Bust (Atlanta, GA)

(5/27/11) If you’re in Atlanta, GA, this strip club might just drive to you….or rather it could have before it got seized as part of a racketeering scheme. But it’s pretty brilliant: the idea of having a mobile strip club. I’m surprised that there’s not more around or that escort agencies haven’t expanded their already … Continue reading

Danielle Staub: “I have addictions and need psychological treatment”

05/19/2011 Danielle Staub has decided she needs professional help. The former The Real Housewives of New Jersey star has decided to “walk away” from a recently-signed 3-year contract with a strip club and seek treatment for psychological problems caused by childhood sexual abuse. “I have addictions with love and low self-esteem, and I need help!” … Continue reading

Caregiver Sentenced After Allowing Mentally-Impaired Woman To Work At Strip Club

http://www.lex18.com/videoplayer/swf/flowplayer.commercial-3.2.5.swf 5/16/11 Lexington, KY A Lexington caregiver has been sentenced to five years in prison for taking a mentally-handicapped woman in her care to work at a strip club. Patricia Hacker, a state registered nurse’s aide, was supposed to be taking care of the 21-year old mentally handicapped woman, watching after her, and according to … Continue reading

Stripper Sues Penthouse Club after being fired for not selling her body (Detriot)

http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/video/videoplayer.swf?dppversion=8705 Former Stripper Sues Penthouse Club in Detroit: MyFoxDETROIT.com Detriot, MI 5/3/11 A Detroit strip club owner didn’t think his dancer shaking her body for men was enough allegedly. A former dancer at the Penthouse Club on 8 Mile Road in Detroit is suing her former employer for trying to force her to sell her … Continue reading

Council to hear house rules on The Sugar Lounge (UK)

4/15/11 Reading, UK Punter etiquette in strip clubs, a ban on ‘grinding’ in your knickers and the going rate for a topless dance will be presented to the council on Tuesday. House rules for Reading town centre’s erotic dancing club The Sugar Lounge and plans for a name change of another ‘gentleman’s’ nightclub nearby, have … Continue reading

Stripper kicks at FlashDancers’ kickbacks (NYC)

March 26, 2011 NYC   She willingly sheds her clothes for money but doesn’t think she should pay for the privilege. A dancer at three city strip clubs yesterday filed suit over allegations that the club owners make her pay illegal kickbacks in order to strut her stuff. In her class-action complaint filed in Manhattan … Continue reading