- 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.Why, then, is there so much disdain against sex work if it is not coerced?
I refused, because the difference between male and female adult sex workers is between free male independent contractors and enslaved women.
I have never encountered a pimp for male sex workers anywhere in the world.
- Journey into the Heart of Transgender Prostitution in the Bronx (2010).
- Hommes louer : la prostitution masculine, un documentaire hors du commun (2011, Translation): "Une socit qui abandonne son enfance, c'est comme la fin du monde." Avec Hommes louer, un documentaire coproduit par Inform Action et l'Office national du film, Rodrigue Jean nous entrane sans esbroufe au coeur de l'univers de la prostitution masculine Montral.
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.
They do not appreciate their good fortune because they do not remember the sad old days.
Some 25 years earlier, due to the Internet and cell phones (and before that gay newspapers) the street hustling scene has changed drastically.
- 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.
Gay society has adopted many of the values and prejudices of the straights even when they do not apply to homosexual s.