Why do men go to strip clubs?

A dancer performs for customers at the Mons Venus strip club in Tampa, Florida (Brian Blanco/Reuters)

A dancer performs for customers at the Mons Venus strip club in Tampa, Florida (Brian Blanco/Reuters)

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Q guest host Jim Brown speaks to award-winning blogger and sex industry journalist Susannah Breslin. Her past online projects include Letters from Johns and Letters from Men Who Watch Pornography and now, her latest "letters" project seeks to explore the reasons why men visit strip clubs.

The project -- aptly titled Letters From Men Who Go To Strip Clubs -- features a range of anonymous male perspectives... and ultimately reveals that men go to strip clubs for much more than just naked women.

Listen to the full interview by clicking here or on the listen button above and tell us: why do you think men -- or why do you -- go to strip clubs?

Do you think society would benefit from more open discussions about "politically incorrect" desires? Do you have any suggestions for Susannah Breslin's next "letters" project?

This interview is part of Q's 2012 Modern Love series. For a full list of related interviews, please visit the index page.



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