Rebecca Crow Is Taking Instagram To Court – And She Needs Your Help

The legend that is Rebecca Crow wants to take Instagram to court, and she’s launching a crowdfunding campaign to do so. Here’s what you need to know and how you can help. Rebecca’s Insta-Banned Campaign In her latest Insta-Banned campaign video, Rebecca – aka @katsandcrows and, now that IG deleted her 713k follower account for … More Rebecca Crow Is Taking Instagram To Court – And She Needs Your Help

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Teaching With Depression

Teaching means passing knowledge on, and setting a standard. A teacher is both a role model and a figure of authority. I am who I am because of my brilliant teachers – at school, university, work and in pole dancing. But how does teaching feel when you have depression? Can you be a role model … More Teaching With Depression

A Pole Dancing Academic’s Experience With TikTok

Ok people, I caved in and went on TikTok. Why? Well, first of all because I wanted to corrupt the youth and bring them to the dark side. Secondly, because I was genuinely interested in how the platform dealt with and moderated pole dancing content. Is it different from Instagram? Does it like butts? Read … More A Pole Dancing Academic’s Experience With TikTok

Projects To Restore Your Faith In The World

Sometimes a people can restore our faith in the world with their inspiring projects – especially in the first three months of the year, which are always super grim for me. They’re a time where I struggle with my mental health, the weather sucks, plus we’ve got Brexit and the Coronavirus to bring us down. … More Projects To Restore Your Faith In The World

Electric Girl On Stripping, Pole Dancing and Activism

I first met stripper, pole dancer, performer and activist Electric Girl at Floorplay 2018 and was blown away by her energy and skill on stage. I mean… she twerked to techno in a standing split. So it was about time she got her own blog post! In this Q&A, she spills the tea about what … More Electric Girl On Stripping, Pole Dancing and Activism

Pole Dancing For Beginners

Being a beginner pole dancer can be one of the most fun and most challenging times in your pole dance journey. I’ve asked some of my favourite instructors, performers and pole dancers their best tips for pole dance beginners, in the hope they will inspire you as much as they inspire me and that YOU. … More Pole Dancing For Beginners

What To Say If People Judge You For Pole Dancing

As a blogger, very ‘out’ pole performer and instructor, I’m getting an increasing number of messages along the lines of: “Help! My parents / friends / co-workers are judging me because I’m pole dancing!” With Jennifer Lopez and Shakira delivering a killer performance at the Super Bowl and being deemed “inappropriate” by certain people on … More What To Say If People Judge You For Pole Dancing

Instagram Refuses To Meet About Fairer Moderation

Yesterday, a group of artists, pole dancers, sex workers, allies, LBTQIA+ people and more gathered outside of Instagram’s London HQ for a dance party/ protest – only to be ignored by Insta. In the past month or so, more news have come out about Instagram and Facebook’s moderation techniques, EveryBODYVisible has come back from the … More Instagram Refuses To Meet About Fairer Moderation

Modibodi Period Proof Underwear Review

Over the holidays I read Maisie Hill’s period power – a life-changing book about women and menstruating people’s menstrual health. In an effort to be more in control of my period, to save some money and to help the environment, it convinced me to try out one of the products revolutionising menstrual heath: period-proof underwear. … More Modibodi Period Proof Underwear Review

Reviewing Activewear By Born Tough

Here’s my review of some cracking activewear by Born Tough. Why? Well, people think I’m all Italian and sophisticated, but moving to Australia initiated me to the joy of living in stylish but chill leggings and I’ve never looked back since. Now, as a pole dance instructor and as someone who often works from home, … More Reviewing Activewear By Born Tough