Just recently, we inadvertently found ourselves in a nightclub that has pole-dancers as part of its unique attractions. We went in, saw the set up and we knew serious stuff goes on there. The club had greatly changed under its nemanagement. Last time I partied there, five years ago, it had no pole dancers.
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On stage, one of the dancers had pinned a woman in a plastic bachelorette crown against the wall and was grinding up against her as her friends threw singles at him. Skip navigation! Story from Features. Those were the words that were whispered in my ear by a stripper named Roddy before he took off his shirt, placed my hands on his greased-up pecs, and gave me my first-ever lap dance. I was at Hunk-O-Mania, one of the few revues that operates in Manhattan. The show goes off four days a week at the Copacabana —which was surprising to me. The original Copa is where my grandparents had their first date in the '50s.
Why Women Go to Strip Clubs
You notice how close or far your going-out clothes are to stripper outfits. You go in a big group of girls and pregame beforehand and talk about how many things you are about to share with Rihanna. We are going to have the best time at the strip club! We are basically going to be blood sisters with Rihanna. You wear a little more makeup and dress a little more stripper-y than you normally would.
On any given night at Brandi's Exotic Nightclub in Vancouver, the women equal, and sometimes outnumber, the men. Sure, it's touted as a bridge between a nightclub and a venue for adult entertainment, a comfortable place for couples and women, but you can't escape the fact that women on stage are incrementally peeling off their clothes. The advent of what some people are calling "raunch feminism" is what is driving a whole bunch of trends like this lately - from pole and lap dancing lessons under the clever marketing guise of fitness, to Girls Gone Wild, and its Canuck counterpart Wild Canadian Girls, where young women at Mardi Gras and Spring Break flash, spread and simulate lesbianism - not for money, but simply for cameras. Sexual power, a well-practiced special talent of women, could be one reason why so many of us are frequenting strip clubs these days. Another might be women's well-conditioned habit of competing with each other for the attention of men.