The Irish government had, at one time, special visa categories for 'entertainers,' which enabled the trafficking of women for strip clubs and prostitution. An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act contained provisions intended to tighten the issuing of visas to exotic dancers, to combat human trafficking. Where waitstaff are present, they may serve as an extension of the bar service; providing and refreshing drinks while maintaining the cleanliness of the seating areas. Elite Cabaret, a Tempe city strip club, filed suit in against the City of Tempe in federal court. They are not formal brothels, since customers must negotiate without an intermediary, directly with the dancers, for services up to and including sex.
This business practice does not differ significantly from what is seen in other customer service businesses such as retail stores and restaurants.
In extreme cases, one person fills all the support functions within a club. In the past, the performance often finished as soon as the undressing was finished, though today's strippers usually continue dancing in the nude. Other possible influences on modern stripping were the dances of the Ghawazee "discovered" and seized upon by French colonists in 19th century North Africa and Egypt. The original layout of the building will affect the physical layout of a club. Outline of human sexuality. The Free Lance-Star.