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Lizzie Borden et al: Challenging Narratives About Stripping

Feb 23 | Thu | Free
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Contributors share readings from a new collection of autobiographical essays on stripping and sex work.

Hosted by filmmaker Lizzie Borden, editor of the new anthology, Whorephobia: Strippers on Art, Work and Life, this panel presents readings by the book’s contributors. Filled with poignant, heartfelt, and provocative accounts, the book aims to challenge many of the negative misperceptions around women who strip.

Featuring readings by:
Jo Weldon, founder of the New York School of Burlesque
Jodi Sh. Doff, writer and editor
Essence Revealed, burlesque dancer, author, and speaker
Reese Piper, Brooklyn-based writer and stripper
Lily Burana, author of best-selling memoir Strip City

Venue: New York Public Library—Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library

476 Fifth Ave. (42nd St. Entrance) Map