Instagram Denies Censorship of Pole Dancers and Sex Workers

Early this week I emailed Instagram to clarify the reasons behind the shadowban and censorship of pole dancers. Instagram has now come back to me, denying they are censoring pole dancers or sex workers. This post is about what they told me. If you want to read about what this means for social media for pole … More Instagram Denies Censorship of Pole Dancers and Sex Workers

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What Instagram’s Pole Dance Shadowban Means For Social Media

If you follow a pole dancer on Instagram or are friends with one on Facebook, chances are you’ve seen she is fuming about the shadowban this week. Pole dance Facebook groups have been set alight with anger, and even the biggest pole stars have been complaining through their profiles. Why? Because the majority of pole … More What Instagram’s Pole Dance Shadowban Means For Social Media

Meet The Pole Dancer Changing Everything About Pole Studios: Interview With Peach Lee Ray

I’d been following Peach Lee Ray on Instagram for a while before I got the chance to perform with her at PD Filthy Friday‘s Halloween showcase last Autumn. At the showcase – and pre-Channel 4 documentary – she put on a fantastic performance to Michael Jackson’s Thriller, inviting the whole crew to dance with her … More Meet The Pole Dancer Changing Everything About Pole Studios: Interview With Peach Lee Ray

Exotic Generation UK: Inside The Pole Dance Fyre Festival

If you follow me and other UK and international pole dance performers, you probably know we’ve spent the past few months working hard to prepare for Exotic Generation UK. The first UK installment of the established Russian-born, international franchise, Exotic Generation UK promised to be “thought through to the tiniest detail” according to the organisers’ … More Exotic Generation UK: Inside The Pole Dance Fyre Festival

Get The Look: Floorplay Competition 2019

Last Saturday I competed again at Floorplay, the competition I won last year as an amateur, this time in the semi pro category. This post is about how I felt on the day, a chance to showcase the thinking behind my performance – and an excuse to show off my amazing outfit again cause I’m … More Get The Look: Floorplay Competition 2019

Interview With PD Filthy Friday Founder Beanie The Jet

You’ve probably wondered what’s up with pole dancers posting raunchy videos with the hashtag #pdfilthyfriday on Instagram. Wonder no more: today PD Filthy Friday’s founder tells all about the hashtag, her plans for the future, about how pole saved her mental health, about being a plus size queen and instructor… and why #notastripper is a … More Interview With PD Filthy Friday Founder Beanie The Jet

London Pole Dance: Intervista Con La Nuova Scuola di Pole Italiana a Londra

L’italianissima Lucia Balestreri ha da poco inaugurato London Pole Dance, una nuova scuola di pole a Londra con un’impostazione tutta italiana – e sta portando a Londra una delle più grandi gare di pole che ci siano. Ecco la mia intervista con Lucia. Precisazione: questo post è stato scritto PRIMA di Exotic Generation UK, l’evento … More London Pole Dance: Intervista Con La Nuova Scuola di Pole Italiana a Londra

Why The Instagram Algorithm Is banning Your Posts

Frustrated with Instagram banning your content? You’re not the only one. If you’re a dancer of sorts, a pole dancer, an exotic dancer or an erotic artist, chances are Instagram has banned your content at least once. I’ve asked Instagram for clarifications about their content restriction policy – so read on to find out why … More Why The Instagram Algorithm Is banning Your Posts

Vice, gli uomini e il cunnilingus

Un articolo su Vice Italia sul cunnilingus mi ha fatto pensare. L’articolo di Niccolò Carradori sull’ossessione maschile la penetrazione sia un’arma sessuale infallibile è stato il primo articolo in italiano che ho letto a riguardo – ed è stato scritto anche da un uomo! Abbiamo speranza! – quindi ho dovuto impicciarmi pure io. View this … More Vice, gli uomini e il cunnilingus

The Pole Dancer’s Guide To Sydney

ICYMI, I spent a year and a half of my life in Sydney, Australia. I’m very happy to have moved back to London and to Europe, where my friends, family and heart are, but my time in Sydney was fun, transformative and filled with events, beautiful landscapes, amazing food… and let’s not forget, it’s the … More The Pole Dancer’s Guide To Sydney