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Lesbian Says Strip Club Bouncers Refused To Let Her In Without A Man

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Sometimes, all a woman wants to do is kick back at her local strip joint and watch some ladies dance. But one woman was recently denied this pastime, and now she’s suing for discrimination. Tamara Yatkin, 54, says she showed up to Paradise Showgirls in City of Industry on June 29, 2013. She’d been given a recommendation by a friend, and decided to give this fully nude club a try, CBS reports.

When Yatkin arrived, however, the bouncer told her she could not enter unless she had a man with her as the club had previously had problems with women. Yatkin explained that she was a lesbian who was there to spend money, but the bouncer wouldn’t budge. She is now suing the club for "unspecified damages," and seeking an injunction that would prevent the club from barring single women and lesbians.

This is actually not an unheard of practice with strip clubs. Someone I know, maybe me, once tried to enter a Michigan strip club with another woman, but no other men. Rumor has it this strip club had a breakfast buffet that seemed like a great idea at 3 a.m. Anyhow, this strip club did not allow admission to the two women, saying that women could either be prostitutes coming to steal their customers, or angry wives looking for their philandering husbands.

Hopefully, Yatkin will be the boob-seeking pioneer that paves the ways for girls who just wanna have fun everywhere.