"Remember, there's going to be more people that like you and appreciate you than people that hate you," Jo Weldon said.
As a queer woman who grew up in a conservative setting, burlesque dancer Jo Weldon found freedom, fun and her calling in underground nightlife.
Finding a guy tall enough to play Chewbacca who could dance was a challenge, according to the director.
And these games aren't for kids.
I believe that beauty is truth.
The FIERCE! International Queer Burlesque Festival returns home to Pittsburgh for its fifth year of celebrating the fusion
“I do feel the need to do well as a sort of ambassadorship on the behalf of fat girls everywhere," Fancy Feast explains in a documentary, "which is a joy and a piece of s**t burden.”
The Small Space Fest is just one evening of performance, but the art installations remain on view for a month. The project has been devised by the recently formed Weft in the Weave Collective consisting of visual and performance artist Heidi Rider, performer, playwright and director Elizabeth Nelson and actor, director and photographer, Adriana Chavez.
As a sex coach and relationship consultant I firmly believe that everyone (singles, couples, women, men and everyone else on the gender binary spectrum), should consider doing a boudoir photo shoot.
"The only thing that's withering over time is the tired, outdated way society has been treating older women."
Brown RadicalAss Burlesque is bringing the 1984 album back to the stage, from start to finish.
You see, I don't look like anything you are supposed to find conventionally beautiful, sexy, or even socially acceptable. I don't have a thigh gap. As a matter of fact, my thighs actually clap sometimes when I dance. I love this. My body comes with a built in cheering section. Bad. Ass.