Strip clubs are all about indulging fantasies, from the acrobatic moves to the provocative outfits. But after a night in the club or a gig at a party, these entertainers hang up their lingerie, take off their pleaser heels, and face the same financial realities as everyone else. Some may view performing as an odd job, while others, like Bronx-based dancer Mona Mariebuild whole businesses and communities from their entertainment work.
But while the music and artists are often the focal point, the story of the women who strip are often untold. During our coverage of the strip club industry in Atlanta, we sat down with several strippers, who shared the unvarnished truth about working in the exotic entertainment industry. My name is Blasian and I dance at Blue Flame.
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The number one thing that dancers like about stripping is the money. Most women expressed that, at least in the beginningto be given rolls of cash for making conversation, drinking freely, and giving the occasional private dance was very exciting. For many dancers, like Laura, who is 19 years old, money made from stripping also allowed them much needed financial securityand the means to provide some luxuries for their children.
After one woman refused his sexual advances, police said he shocked her with a stun gun and restrained her with zip ties. When she fought back, he fired a handgun at her twice. The woman freed herself and escaped.
NE, Atlanta, GA. Brief bit about Weezie: Weezie Macdonald is the author of the new mystery novel Tea Leafing, which was partly inspired by her years working in an upscale Atlanta strip club. Weezie is a writer, creative director and Pilates buff.
Strippers have a right to fair labor practices, too. But some who danced at The Cheetah in Atlanta say they're being cheated. A handful of former dancers at the high-profile strip club have filed suit in federal court in Atlanta and complained to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. For starters, they say the club got out of employer requirements like fair wages and hours by claiming it didn't employ dancers at all.
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