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Pole Dancing

In Defense Of Kris Jenner's Pole Dance

Donna Highfill | Posted 06.17.2014 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

I generally don't defend the Kardashians, and have often taken my own pot-shots at them. But the other night my husband and I watched 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' because it's the closest thing to 'I Love Lucy' on modern television.

Never Too Old to Climb the Stripper Pole

Dani Alpert | Posted 06.13.2014 | Divorce
Dani Alpert

I've been pole-ing (yes, that pole) since January. I took to it like a duck takes to water. Apparently straddling a 45 mm in diameter, chrome pole a...

The Most WTF 'Wiggle' Cover You'll Ever See

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 06.10.2014 | Comedy

This pole-dancing, clarinet-playing, half-naked dude takes Jason Derulo and Snoop Dogg's hit song "Wiggle" to a whole new (and potentially even more q...

A Room of My Own at 40, or, How I Averted a Mid Life Crisis

Susie K Taylor | Posted 06.06.2014 | Women
Susie K Taylor

We are in the living room of Susie's Miami home. We see big balloons that say "Happy 39th Birthday," empty paper plates and cups are scattered around. There is an eerie feeling that there was a just huge celebration with lots of people.

17 Men Having Trouble With Their Poles

The Huffington Post | Oliver Noble | Posted 05.20.2014 | Weird News

A malfunctioning pole can be a humiliating problem for any man, especially if it gives out right at the moment you’re counting on it most. No one k...

32 Pole Dancing FAILS

The Huffington Post | Oliver Noble | Posted 05.09.2014 | Weird News

Pole dancing is a grind. It's not just a job anymore, it's also a regular fitness routine for many women who don’t wear lucite-stacked heels and bod...

7 Empowering Ways To Overcome A Breakup

Renee Lo Iacono | Posted 06.08.2014 | Divorce
Renee Lo Iacono

What is next? When you've been sharing space with someone and are accustomed to counting on that one person for love, care and support, it can make the separation even that much more challenging.

David Moye

Pole Dancing Gets Its Own Awards Show

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 03.21.2014 | Weird News

In the last few years, the popularity of pole dancing has grown in leaps and bounds, not to mention bumps and grinds. There are competitions all ov...

Subway Shenanigans

Jena Kingsley | Posted 03.30.2014 | Comedy
Jena Kingsley

Watch what happens when I surprise some unsuspecting subway riders and give them a commute they will never forget! ...

LOOK: Male Pole Dancer's Stunning Championship-Winning Performance

Posted 08.26.2013 | Chicago

You've never seen a performance to Prince's "Kiss" quite like this before. The Tinley Park Convention Center in suburban Chicago was treated to an ...

Pole Dancing In The Olympics?

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.19.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Pole dancing has evolved over the last decade, becoming a popular workout and an organized gymnastic competition. So is it time for it to become an of...

Pole Dancing For Dogs

Posted 01.18.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Bad economic times lead to more abandoned pets and Hurricane Sandy only made things worse. However, many homeless pets have some brand new advocates: ...

Russians, Ukranians Dominate World Pole Dancing Championship

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.12.2012 | Weird News

After Americans went to the polls, the rest of the world went to the poles -- for the World Pole Dancing Championships this past weekend in Zurich, S...

European Yoga Porn 'Cult' Establishes a U.S. Beachhead: Where Is the Outrage?

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 12.30.2012 | Crime
Stewart J. Lawrence

Defectors who have shared their testimonies, which form the basis of the criminal case that is still pending in Romania, say that MISA typically recruits young women, often still in their teens, with the promise of a better spiritual life.

Lucas Kavner

From Juilliard To A Strip Club

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 10.01.2012 | Arts

Caity Gwin did everything a budding professional dancer is supposed to do. She studied ballet five days a week, all the way through high school. She w...

My Dirty Little Pole Dancing Secret

Nina Camp | Posted 10.17.2012 | Women
Nina Camp

In class, I lead with my body. In real life, I move at an oblique angle towards things I want and I remain distressed, guarded and surprised when anything romantic comes my way.

David Moye

America's Best Pole Dancer Skeptical Her Sport Can Vault Into 2016 Olympics

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 07.28.2012 | Weird News

If the International Pole Sports Federation has its way, pole dancing will be an Olympic sport by 2016. But even some of the sport's top competitor...

Pole Dancing Prostitutes Destroying Street Signs In New Zealand

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.18.2012 | Weird News

It's a sign of the times in South Auckland, New Zealand, where local prostitutes are being accused of destroying street signs by using them for pole d...

Could This Be An Olympic Sport?

BuzzFeed | Posted 07.11.2012 | Women

Seven years ago, KT Coates could hardly get a local gym to take her seriously when she propositioned the idea of teaching pole dancing classes for exe...

WATCH: Pole Dancing Robots And Other Unusual Pole Dancers

Oddee.com | Posted 08.10.2012 | Weird News

Pole dancing isn't just for the lithe and limber. All types are doing it these days. Even robots....

HEAVY LIFTING: This Plus-sized Pole Dancer Is Making A Big Impression On

TheFrisky.com | Posted 06.07.2012 | Weird News

Pole dancing is a great way to keep fit, but while most professionals are thinner, a woman named "Lulu the plus-sized pole dancer" is showing that siz...

David Moye

Chinese Grandmother Takes Up Pole Dancing At Age 60

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 05.01.2012 | Weird News

A grandmother who has taken up pole dancing is proving life doesn't have to bump and grind to a halt when you're 60. Sun Fengqin, of Nanjing, China...

Wannabe Pole Dancer On 'Toddlers & Tiaras'

Posted 04.19.2012 | TV

Wednesday night's episode of “Toddlers & Tiaras” (Wed, 10 p.m. ET on TLC) featured the little girls competing for the title at the “Beautiful Me...

WATCH: One-Armed Pole Dancer Wins International Championship

The Huffington Post | Hilary Tuttle | Posted 03.19.2012 | Weird News

At last week's International Pole Championship in Hong Kong, Australia's Deborah Roach out-maneuvered her competitors to win first place in her divisi...

WATCH: Florida's First Pole Dancing Champ In Action

Posted 03.09.2012 | Miami

A Florida fitness instructor has been named among the state's first pole fitness champions. SCROLL FOR VIDEO Nicole Landkas, a fifth generation...