ACTIVISM with Sonia Nowak / Electric Girl

Pole the Other One! by Siân Docksey

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Workers of the world!… Pole dance?

How do you unionise people who don’t think of themselves as workers? From feminist organising for abortion rights in Poland to becoming the first UK stripper to win an employment rights case where she was legally recognised as a worker, Sonia Nowak AKA Electric Girl has amazing activist credits served with a high-voltage mix of humour, pole dancing and techno. She explains the different skills needed to pole dance in a strip club to your own creative stage routines, how political organising with sex workers can be fun, and how everyone can support the fight for sex worker rights.

Find Sonia / Electric Girl on Instagram @ imyourelectricgirl . For more information about the East London Strippers Collective visit

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