While Houston is a bastion for stripper culture, it's not really the trendsetter when it comes to BBW stripping. Slender, trim and thigh-gapped are still the fashion runway and Hollywood standard, no matter how many people say it's not. Snow, who is 23, might be more than pounds, but that doesn't stop her from dancing on a pole, she's even got a trainer. It's nothing new to Houston, home to hundreds of strip clubs and a place some may say has the best offerings in the nation as far as this form of adult entertainment is concerned. Most plus-sized strippers who "audition" for a couple of nights don't make it. Still, she says it can also make many women her size feel good about themselves. Camilo Hannibal Smith October 16, am.
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But girls who are a little less confident feel damn good being in a BBW club.
Leighton. Age: 22.
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But things are changing and the idealized view of everyone from couture models, to swimsuit cover girls, to exotic dancers is taking a turn to the more body-inclusive. And it's not the only spot that caters to people who like to watch such strippers do their thing. She's a regular at Secrets Cabaret , a North Shepherd strip club that has been dedicating a pair of nights to plus-sized dancers. The body-positive and size-inclusive movement has been reshaping the concept of beauty in the media for a few years now.