- Survival sex work and increased HIV risk among sexual minority street-involved youth (2010): Sexual minority street youth are not only more likely to engage in survival sex work but also demonstrate elevated HIV risk behavior.
Conducting business in the streets was extremely disadvantageous for them.
First, the were hassled by the police as well as by competitors. Third, by standing in designated street corners they advertised themselves as hustlers to all passersby.
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.
- 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.
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.
Four months in, he says he has more than 350 clients, mostly sex workers aged 16 to 30.