Less Clothing, More Control: Empowered Strippers
“Deidra” is one of the many beautiful dancers of Reno, Nevada. She also works for a radio station in town to support herself and her 14-year-old son.
Deidra, 49, talks about the harsh realities of being a woman facing the challenge of sexual assault and abuse. She has an unexpected outlook on being provocative on stage: it gives her a sense of control in a world that doesn’t always allow women to have a hold on what happens to their bodies. The strip club is her safe place.