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New website aims to demystify male sex workers

Published 08/11/2016 in The Bay Area Reporter by David-Elijah Nahmod The co-editors of a book about male escorts have launched a website in support of the often misunderstood profession and hope to demystify it and to work toward the decriminalization of sex work. John Scott, Ph.D., a professor in the School of…

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Media Release

Co-Editors of Groundbreaking Book “MALE SEX WORK AND SOCIETY”  Launch Website to Support Male Sex Workers, Educate the Media,  Public, Government & Lobby for Decriminalization (New York, NY) July 7, 2016–Few professions are as misunderstood, disparaged and infamous as that of the oldest of professions, sex work: particularly male se…

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New Website Wants To Make The World A Better Place For Male Sex Workers

“It is crucial that academics, sex workers, activists and others work together to achieve decriminalization and raise public awareness about MSW in all its diversity.” Male sex workers just got a brand new resource to help them navigate a industry that can be filled with unorthodox challenges and difficulties. The site, Me, Us & Male

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Behaviours and perspectives

Technology, normalisation and male sex work. MacPhail C, Scott J, Minichiello V. Cult Health Sex; 2015;17(4):483-95. Technological change, particularly the growth of the Internet and smart phones, has increased the visibility of male escorts, expanded their client base and diversified the range of venues in which male sex work can take…

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New Pleasures & Old Dangers

Understandings of male sex workers (MSWs) shift with technological, conceptual, and social changes. Research has historically constructed MSWs as psychologically unstable, desperate, or destitute victims and their clients as socially deviant perverts. These perceptions, however, are no longer supported by contemporary research and…

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