- Male sex workers' support program stronger than ever (2012): When Matthew Taylor founded HUSTLE: Men on the Move in Vancouver in 2007, it was one of the few outreach organizations in Canada to work specifically with men in the sex industry, providing peer support, safer-sex materials, nutrition, harm reduction and needle exchanges to street-level sex workers and street-involved youth. There are still only a handful of male-specific support services that exist across the country.So in the winter of 2010, when government funding issues threatened to close HUSTLEs parent agency, PEERS Vancouver, Taylor began looking to other options.
Gay society has adopted many of the values and prejudices of the straights even when they do not apply to homosexual s.
Young and proud males feel that they deserve to have free sex.
Second, they had absolutely no control over their time. Fourth, waiting for johns in inclement weather often forced them to lower their asking price drastically, in order to get out of the rain or snow.
Once they could advertise their services on,the Web, they had a much wider market for their services.
Sex Workers and the Gay Community (2013): Why then the opprobrium that so many gays have against male sex workers?
For one, the male prostitute is tarred with the same brush as his female counterpart.
The hustlers of old stood on specific street corners waiting for johns.
Often, they did car dates - hopping into cars whose drivers slowed down to let them in.
Why, then, is there so much disdain against sex work if it is not coerced?
- The Lucky New Sex Workers (2011): Todays sex workers are much luckier than their forbears a generation ago.
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