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Whistle Blowing not Revenge Porn Jun 2019

PIs Expose Sexual Contact at Flagship Spearmint Rhino May 2019

PIs ‘Expose Prostitution’ at Spearmint Rhino Sheffield March 2019

‘Escort’ Councillor decides Strip Club Policy 

Legal Challenge to Strip Clubs March 2018 


Whistle Blowing


Where we Explain that Whistle Blowing is not Revenge Porn:


Where ‘Debate’ Descends into Name Calling (not by us):


BBC Manchester dedicates an entire day to propping up the strip trade:

Spearmint Rhino Flagship

Sexual contact rife in flagship club despite 63 CCTV cameras

Evening Standard: “I can touch you” [2019]

Camden Citizen“£20 for ‘milkshake’ to suck women’s breasts” [2019]


Manchester Strip Clubs Investigation

Sexual contact rife at Manchester strip clubs

The Times: Not reported: Carpet reeked of damp at one of these ‘Gentlemen’s Club’  [2019]

Manchester Evening News: Not reported: One drunk dancer desperately trying to prostitute herself [2019] 

Spearmint Rhino Sheffield

Undercover Investigators expose extreme sexual contact and sex acts

BBC News: Extreme sexual contact at Spearmint Rhino

Sunday Times

Filia Podcast: Informal interview on the strip trade and sexism

BBC Radio Sheffield

JUS News

Sheffield Telegraph: Why we want Sheffield to be Strip Free 


Councillors Walk out of Meeting

Councillors ‘too offended’ to hear what really happens in the strip club they license

BBC Radio Sheffield

Sheffield Star

Sheffield Live


Camden Strip Club Evidence

We give evidence to Camden Council about its strip clubs

Deputation with WEP Camden to meeting of full Council 


Strip Clubs are ‘Brothels Light’

Talk Radio: We talk about strip clubs and the wider sex trade 

Sheffield Say NO to Stringfellow

Sheffield Star

Times Up for Strip Clubs

The growing campaign to expose strip clubs and end this branch of the sex trade.

​​​​Sky News  [Sammy Woodhouse & Not Buying It]

​Legal Challenge – Success!

News on the successful legal challenge against pro strip club licensing policy

BBC [at 1:24]
Sheffield Star
Sheffield News
Parliamentary Select Committee [Strip Clubs and Sexual Harassment]

More About the Legal Challenge


Sheffield Star
BBC News
BBC Look North [Zero Option & Sammy Woodhouse]
Sheffield News
Sheffield Star
BBC Look North [lawyer Louise Whitfield, DPG]
JUS News
Sheffield Star [Zero Option & Sammy Woodhouse] 

Spearmint Rhino Re-licensed

The Tab
Unheard: Overarching analysis by Julie Bindel
Sheffield Star
Medium: Left wing students’ ‘sell out’ to capitalism