[on his family history] My grandmother's part Jewish, which makes my mother and myself Jewish, by blood. on my mother's side, my maternal great-grandmother [was Jewish].
It was ironic in a way, because my grandmother wasn't pure-blooded Aryan, and therefore she wasn't considered a member of the master race.
Since the mid 2000s, promoters of pole dance fitness competitions have been trying to change peoples' perception of pole dance to include pole fitness as a non-sexual form of dance and acrobatics, and are trying to move pole into the Olympics as pole sports.
The bullying bill was strongly backed by Georgia Equality, and though it does not specifically address bullying based on sexual orientation or gender identity, lobbyists believe it will help LGBT students, who often face bullying in school.
Republican Congressman Mike Jacobs said he was moved to sponsor the bill by the death of De Kalb County fifth grader Jaheem Herrera, who committed suicide after being relentlessly bullied.
Dance poles can be permanent or portable, be different sizes, have spinning and/or static modes and they have different coatings or made from different materials.
Dance poles that are permanent are fixed to the ceiling supported by a beam located the roof and they are fixated to the floor by different brackets and bearings.
These poles can easily be removed, dismantled and transported into cases to different locations.
Poles come in a variety of diameters – 50mm, 45mm and 40mm.
Poles come in a variety of materials and coatings where each material possesses its own properties, advantages and disadvantages.
The materials poles are made of are brass, titanium – gold, stainless steel and chrome.
Pole dance combines dance and acrobatics centered on a vertical pole.
This performance art form takes place not only in gentleman's clubs as erotic dance, but has also recently gained popularity as a mainstream form of fitness, practiced by many enthusiasts in gyms and in dedicated dance studios.
Since the 1980s, pole dancing has incorporated athletic moves such as climbs, spins, and inversions into striptease routines, first in Canada and then in the United States.