Lily Burana

Lily Burana has written for The Washington Post, The New York Times, and GQ. She is the author of three books, including Strip City: A Stripper's Farewell Journey Across America and the novel Try.

What It Was Like to Work at the Lusty Lady, a Unionized Strip Club

The San Francisco peep show closed Monday. A former stripper remembers the empowering atmosphere, even amidst a grueling schedule.