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Lyn Archer has contributed words and images to both national and local press, covering the New Orleans stripper struggle in editorials, quotes, interviews, and lectures. Her column, Light Work, ran in 12 installments, in New Orleans’ Antigravity Magazine from August 2016 to January 2018. For media inquiries, email Lyn at



November 20, 2018 | The Advocate, Alex Woodward

July 19, 2018 | The Cut, Cameron Evans

May 30, 2018 | The Appeal, Melissa Gira Grant

March 26, 2018 | Jezebel, Nessa Moreno

March 23, 2018 | The Sun Herald, Jessica Williams

March 22, 2018 | The Advocate, Alex Woodward

March 7, 2018 | Its Going Down, Anonymous

February 12, 2018 |The Economist, G.R.

February 12, 2018 | The Gambit, Kat Stromquist

February 9, 2018 | Vice, Brooke Sauvage & Avery White

February 6, 2018 | WWNO, Jess Clark

February 3, 2018 | NPR National, Jess Clark

February 3, 2018 | The Washington Post, Alex Horton

February 2, 2018 | The Daily Mail, AFP

February 2, 2018 | Newsweek, Beatrice Dupuy

February 2, 2018 | Truth-Out, Mike Ludwig

February 2, 2018 | The Advocate, Kat Stromquist

February 1, 2018 | The Cut, Katie Van Syckle

February 1, 2018 |Vice Broadly, Linda Yang

February 1, 2018 | Paper, Claire Valentine

Feb 1, 2018 | The Advocate Op-Ed, Reese Piper

January 31, 2018 | The Gambit, Kat Stromquist

January 31, 2018 | New York Post, Associated Press

January 30, 2018 | In Justice Today, Melissa Gira Grant

January 22, 2018 | In Justice Today, Melissa Gira Grant



Working Girls Own the Void: interview panel with two local sex workers, on communication and creativity on the “digital street.”

June 18, 2017. Allied Media Conference, Detroit

M-16-22: interview on the “adult live performance venues study” proposing to shut down Bourbon Street strip clubs.


The Greenhorn’s New Farmer’s Almanac is a biennial collection of writing and images by agrarians and their allies. The almanac, now in it’s third volume, includes Lyn’s essay, Aiming For Beulah, on homesteading while stripping in the pacific northwest in the mid-2000s. [READ MORE]


“New Orleans-based music photographer and journalist Katie Sikora began The Sexism Project in 2016 in order to explore the concept of sexism and how it was viewed by her fellow women in the local music community…. asking them about their perspective on sexism: their relationship to it, their idea of what it is in theory and in practice, and their personal experiences with it. Each interview was followed by a photo shoot to profile the women.”