Gender & Sexuality Prof. Interviewed By Milwaukee News
R. Danielle Egan, professor of gender and sexuality studies, was interviewed by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel regarding the city's approval of a new strip club.
Egan, who wrote Dancing for Dollars and Paying for Love: The Relationships Between Exotic Dancers and their Regular Customers, explained that men continue to frequent strip clubs because of "access to a safe sexualized space where they could have their egos boosted."
Egan said strip bars are designed for theatricality, both on stage and in the interplay between dancers and customers. Sometimes, she stated, it's hard to tell which is being exploited, if either.