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12/07/2012 04:51 pm ET Updated Dec 07, 2012

Strip Club Feminism: Does Exotic Dancing Empower Women?

Former exotic dancer Sheila Hagemen, author of "Stripping Down: A Memoir" joined HuffPost Live Friday to discuss whether or not strip clubs empower women, and whether exotic dancing can be considered a feminist occupation.

"It's not all horrible and bad," Hageman told host Marc Lamont Hill, "But, you are surrounding yourself with drugs and pimps so, you are putting yourself into a world that can be damaging."

Joining Hageman were exotic dancer Quiana Colbert, New York gentleman's club owner Steve Dick, and adult film star and former dancer Tasha Reign.

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