Joe Redner

Forget stuff like environmentalism, racism, women´s rights, voting rights, poverty, the living wage and Save the Daffodils. In Tampa Bay, we hail an activist who fights for the right of women to dance naked and men´s rights to pay women to writhe on their laps. The owner of Mons Venus is a tireless foe of uptight politicos who would impinge on his strip club empire. But Redner also directs his energy and money into preserving freedom of expression. He´s even filed lawsuits contesting those ridiculous free speech zones that attempt to keep protesters in another zip code from the action.

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