"Remember, there's going to be more people that like you and appreciate you than people that hate you," Jo Weldon said.
Exotic dancers deal with harassment, discriminatory labor practices and club owners who find devious ways to limit their pay. Here's a look inside the battle to unionize stripping.
The ways America criminalizes sex work can be preposterous. But the consequences are no laughing matter.
It works even though my biggest fear going into exotic dancing was that no one would ever love me.
"You think this is easy?"
Suddenly, "Vivica's Black Magic" seems a lot less... magical.
Stephen Gidcumb allegedly printed the counterfeit cash at home.
And this wasn't the first time it's happened.
"I had to beat a hasty retreat."
Every time he came in, I tried to find an excuse to spend time with him but he was completely oblivious.
Kyle Yeomans reportedly advised the dancer to "go to the gym and lose weight."
On a recent night in Detroit, Aziah "Zola" Wells returned to where it all began: Hooters. As the petite 20-year-old beauty