When most people in the United States think of burlesque, they envision a bunch of bawdy strippers dancing before a lecherous crowd, wearing nothing but fishnets, feathers, glitter, rhinestones, and tasseled pasties. While these accessories are part of the ensemble, burlesque is more than a sparkling striptease.
Guest Post by Max Silver We live in a world conditioned to believe there are only two genders: man and woman, boy and girl. Likewise, our minds are geared towards binary thinking-patterns. Everything is right or wrong, odd or even, yes or no, up or down, black or white. The