I’m breaking a stereotype for them: a smart, educated, ambitious, beautiful woman who wants to dance at a night club “just to gain life experiences and to have fun.”
The best compliment I have ever received
Lily Chen
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Most women who strip are smart, educated, ambitious and beautiful as they wouldn’t last long or resort to more darker areas if they were not keen to the trappings.

I find this comment interesting — either you must strip at one of the most happy-happy sanitized strip club in the world or you are the biggest naive person on this planet if you think you are doing anybody a favor here.

I’m a little more advanced than a software engineer (that term still being used? do you guys also call yourselves webmasters in Silicon Valley?) but when I went into a strip club, I saw mostly women in a trap game trying to do whatever it takes to hustle out. Many had priors, pasts and trauma that only they can speak to. And grinding on strangers to make a few bucks ain’t exactly any kind of glamourous life.

You are the equivalent of some suburban white kid wanting to emulate the ghetto life — you are not doing nobody any favors. I have already looked at tech ways to solve industry wide problems in that industry (employee-contractor, financial management) and the fact all you can talk about claiming you a software engineer is your silly conversations with Silicon Valley software engineers who think you cool instead of actual solutions for marginalized women speaks to your true nature of helping others — yeah, you really doing them a favor…

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