While activists elsewhere battle on in an attempt to regulate lapdance clubs, Iceland has passed a law that will result in every strip club in the country being shut down. Iceland's legislature, the Althingi, passed the ban Tuesday night, with just two abstentions and no votes against, although almost half the country's 63 lawmakers were absent. Paula 0 0 on September 28, Prostitution in Rhode Island was outlawed in These are known as BYOB clubs.
Iceland gives stripping cold shoulder with ban
Commission on the Status of Women. I have visited a strip club in Reykjavik and observed the women. Sex and strip clubs have also been around for quite some time and are seen as taboo, but necessary for society. The following correction was printed in the Guardian's Corrections and clarifications column, Saturday 27 March Any strip club where live entertainment takes place more than 11 times a year must now apply for a license from its local authorities. Archived from the original on March 23, The International Migration Review.
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Those exemptions were rescinded when the ban officially took effect on 31 July   and Iceland's strip clubs all closed. However, some dancers and some clubs condone touching of dancers during private dances. Not everyone is so sure. Unlike other cities, though, theres no shame in visiting erotic clubs. This small nation of , people "is fast becoming a world-leader" in feminist politics, says Julie Bindel in the Guardian. Mainly as a result of the feminist groups putting pressure on parliamentarians. I guess we will do both - but my buddies won't tolerate a bachelor party without a night out to one of those joints:
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