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.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.
Four months in, he says he has more than 350 clients, mostly sex workers aged 16 to 30.
Almost all are gay, lesbian, bisexual or trans identified, and most are homeless.
Joseph Itiel's Weblog (2009): In my first book about sex work (A Consumers Guide to Male Hustlers,) I wrote at length about the differences between male and female prostitutes.
My editor thought that this part was superfluous and wanted me to delete it.
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.When they grow older, the idea that they have to pay for if they want to get laid galls them. The client who pays for sex usually gets exactly what he wants, with a minimum waste of time, whereas the cruisers in any venue, have to make do with whatever is available to them on at a given time.From its inception, the gay movement has advocated that persons can do with their own bodies whatever they want even change their birth sex.- Queer youth sex workers remain at risk (2013, Toronto): Former client revives Street Outreach Services...With the help of Covenant House, a downtown shelter, and then SOS, he stayed clean for five years.He is no longer doing sex work, something he says he was determined to stop. So, when funding cuts forced SOS to close down in 2011, Lougheed was devastated.