A Pole Dancing Academic’s First Month On 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 First Month On TikTok

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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

Pole Dancers Are Raising Money To Help Australia With The Bushfires

I started my pole dance journey in Australia and I’ve been following the bushfire crisis from afar with growing worry. Although I’ve found a home elsewhere, I’ll always remember a country with stunning landscapes, incredible wildlife and great times. 25 people dead, the damage to innocent people’s homes, nature and wildlife are a tragedy and … More Pole Dancers Are Raising Money To Help Australia With The Bushfires

How To Fix Your Skin With Budget Skincare

If there’s anything that 2019 has taught us, it’s that in 2020 we need to stay hydrated and have better skin. When I started teaching pole dance, my boss helped me notice that touching sweaty poles, chalk-based grip and floors, to then use the same hands to touch my skin wasn’t going to give me … More How To Fix Your Skin With Budget Skincare

Spin City Pole Bible Review

I’ve loved training as a new pole dance instructor. The ins and outs of teaching the moves I know and love are really fascinating. However, it’s always good to have some support in this new exciting but nerve-wracking (because I’m an overachieving nerd) part of my life. Luckily, the folks at Spin City Aerial Fitness … More Spin City Pole Bible Review

The Pole Dancer’s Christmas Gift Guide 2019

Wondering what you should buy your pole dancer friends for Christmas? Look no further than my first ever Christmas gift guide! UK Lingerie The perfect pole dancer’s Christmas gift guide has to include some sexy lingerie. You can never have enough sexy lingerie (speaking for a friend). I teamed up with UK Lingerie who gave … More The Pole Dancer’s Christmas Gift Guide 2019

Algwhoreithms: Why Social Media Censor Women Over Hate Speech

It’s been an eventful week in cyber sexy land – she says, on Wednesday night. I was interviewed by the BBC’s amazing “unofficial porn expert” Thomas Fabbri for an article on Instagram censorship and quoted in The Next Web‘s piece together with indie porn director Erika Lust. Salty World leaked Facebook’s community guidelines for nudity … More Algwhoreithms: Why Social Media Censor Women Over Hate Speech

Exotic Generation UK 2.0

A few weeks ago I competed in Exotic Generation UK 2.0, the reloaded version of the most shambolic pole dance competition on the planet, now taken over by experienced UK organisers. Because Google page rankings are cruel (my old blog post about the “Fyre Festival of pole” still shows up when you Google EG UK) … More Exotic Generation UK 2.0