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New Burlesque Documentary Shows Just How Powerful Getting Naked Can Be

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 10.15.2015 | Women

A new documentary is telling the stories of burlesque dancers and revealing just how empowering getting naked can be. Directed by James Lester, "Getti...

Burlesque Is Back and Here Is What You Need to Know About It

Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 06.30.2015 | Entertainment
Eliza Sankar-Gorton

A tradition of breaking taboos included new jargon like bump and grind, "immodest" clothes like tights, and women speaking in men's voices. The performers were early explorers of sexual and gender norms.

Burlesque Dancer Turns Katy Perry's 'Roar' Into A Body Image Anthem

Posted 11.18.2013 | Women

We've never been particularly moved by one of Katy Perry's hits -- until now. Burlesque dancer Amanda Trusty turned "Roar" into a tap-dancing, body-ce...