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Collected Item: “COVID-19 and strip club dancers”

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COVID-19 and strip club dancers

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I met with a Historian's Craft Class from Loyola University in New Orleans, and we talked about the JOTPY archive and silences. One student mentioned sex workers and dancers who lost their income when the lockdown orders were issued. Coincidentally, this video came across me TikTok feed, so I uploaded it share a story from a dancer going through new public health norms before work.

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strip club, dancer, public health, temperature, mask

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@TheBeeBeeGun on Tik Tok

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