Conducting business in the streets was extremely disadvantageous for them.
You can do it from your sofa: The increasing popularity of the internet as a working site amongst male sex workers in Melbourne (2013): The article also highlights the seemingly large numbers of men using dating websites who are casually propositioned online and may consent to such proposals, suggesting further research is required to ascertain the characteristics and experiences of those involved in informal sex work activity.
- Male escort accused of trying to extort $100,000 from former client (2012).
He offers counselling, safe-sex kits, and HIV and harm-reduction information, and he connects clients to job-skills training and assistance with schooling and housing.
Many have experienced discrimination and abuse at the hands of their parents, or within the system; many have been kicked out of their homes or run away.
HUSTLE is designed and implemented by experiential men who see a need for an increase in specific front-line programming / support services for survival male/Trans sex workers.