ELI5: Explain Like I'm 5

legal status of striptease

Striptease is when someone takes off their clothes in a show. It can happen in a special kind of place called a strip club. Sometimes people wonder if striptease is against the law. The answer is it depends on where you are!

In some places, it's okay as long as certain rules are followed. For example, the person doing the striptease can't touch you, and they can't have any physical contact with other people in the audience. They also have to be over a certain age, usually 18 years old.

In other places, striptease is not allowed at all. Some people think that it's wrong or inappropriate to take off your clothes to entertain others. So, in those places, it's against the law to have a strip club or to do a striptease.

It's important to remember that laws can be different in different places. What might be okay in one city or state might not be okay in another. So, it's always good to ask an adult or do some research to find out what the law says where you are.