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NZ Prostitutes Destroying Street Signs...

With pole dances

(Newser) - It seems that New Zealand's working girls have taken to attracting new customers in a rather creative way: by performing pole dances in the street, using traffic signs as the poles. The result? More than 40 bent, buckled, or otherwise busted street signs near Auckland in the past year... More »

Porn Star Mayor Candidates Hosting Pole Dance Night

Election issues will also be discussed, of course

(Newser) - Only in Italy: Two porn stars are running against each other for mayor in the city of Taranto. And as if that's not wacky enough, one of their campaign events will be … a pole dancing night. Apparently Amandha Fox and Luana Borgia will also discuss civic issues, the... More »

In Texas, Pole-Dancing ... for Jesus

Who says the two can't go together?

(Newser) - If you’re religious, you might feel a little bit uncomfortable about strutting your stuff on a stripper pole. But what if you were doing it for God? In Texas, you can do just that at a class called “Pole Fitness for Jesus,” Fox News reports. Every second... More »

Miss USA: Pole Dancing Just 'Silly' Fun

My family's 'proud of me'

(Newser) - The current Miss USA is surprised by the fallout from her participation in a pole-dancing event, calling it just "silly" fun. Rima Fakih squirms around a pole in a tape of the event in a sleeveless shirt, shorts and heels, far less revealing than the lingerie shoot Miss USA... More »

Men Take Up Pole Dancing

C'mon, it's a sport

(Newser) - They may get a lot of grief for it, but men around the country are taking up pole dancing, ABC News reports. For exercise. Seriously. "Just because you lift weights and do your cardio, you've got other muscles that need to be used," says one trainer. It builds... More »

Next Olympic Event: Pole Dancing?

(Newser) - The thrill of the libido, the agony of panty rashes may soon be a new highlight of the Olympics if pole dancers have their way and make the acrobatic gyrations an Olympic event. Others are hardly convinced, but the founder of the International Pole Dancing Fitness Association believes Olympic recognition... More »

Britney Wants Stripper Pole in Hotel Room

(Newser) - Britney Spears is bringing the circus to her five-star London hotel with a request for an in-room stripper pole. "It’s her new favorite workout,” says a source. The pop star also plans a giant, private shopping spree, the Daily Mail reports. But does Topshop carry maternity clothes?... More »

Hef Ex Kendra to Peddle Stripper Poles

Reality star will also market pole workout

(Newser) - Tae Bo just not doing it for you? Kendra Wilkinson, Hugh Hefner’s ex, has a more exciting idea for your next workout. “I’m coming out with my own stripper pole and stripper pole workout,” she tells Us. “It will connect to the ceiling, and you... More »

China's Newest Fitness Trend: Pole Dancing

It's aerobic, not erotic, say the regimen's legions of fans

(Newser) - The latest fitness craze among women in China is pole dancing, and it has nothing to do with strippers, reports the New York Times. Drawn for the exercise, camaraderie, and confidence boost, women are flocking to a growing number of gyms and dance classes offering it. Even without the seedy... More »

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