“Why do you do burlesque?” and often the insinuated question “Is it because you’re insecure?” I’m asked a lot and I’m in a reflective mood today so thought I’d tell…


Photography: Carole White

Unpopular answer: Yes… partially. When I first got into burlesque I was very low in confidence and didn’t feel very sexy at all. I thought burlesque was perhaps a bit dirty and possibly even degrading for women (I was wrong). I’d guess that most women have been slut shamed at some...


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