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Coco Framboise
Laura Brightwell | This weekend the Toronto Burlesque Festival begins! Laura Brightwell caught up with the Executive Director of Programming Coco Framboise to get her thoughts on the current burlesque scene.
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Meghan Murphy | A burlesque dancer named Ruby Rage was fired because men decided her body wasn't sellable.
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Laura Brightwell | Why it’s feminist to take my clothes off on stage.
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Meghan Murphy | Burlesque is everywhere, and I'm over it.
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Meghan Murphy | If you ever say anything critical about burlesque, you will begin to notice a pattern.
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Femme and trans* burlesque
Laura Brightwell | Is burlesque a new-wave feminist performance or a throwback to a misogynist tradition? Laura Brightwell tries to pin down the pin-ups and find out if burlesque really is just stripping.
Podcast
The F Word | Hosts Meghan Murphy, Ariana Barer, and special guest Nicole Deagan explore, respond to and challenge arguments that burlesque is feminist or empowers women.
Podcast
The F Word | Hosts Meghan Murphy and Ariana Barer explore the contested but popular idea that burlesque is empowering for women. Featuring special guests and experts Crystal Precious and Mary Shearman.
Columnists
Sasha Van Bon Bon | This week Sasha addresses fears about sexually transmitted diseases and the difficulties of unionizing strip clubs in Canada.
Columnists
Sasha Van Bon Bon | We always hear about how important it is for girls to wait and make sure they're ready, but don't some guys also take their time before hopping into the sack?