male sex workers

NSWP Member Resources: HOOK - Resources for Male Sex Workers

NSWP member HOOK, is a sex worker-led organisation based in New York, US. HOOK works with male sex workers and offers workshops on life skills including financial literacy and legal advice and hosts discussions about working smarter through its Rent U program. HOOK also conducts research into sex work by men in the US.

Hook has developed a series of resources for male sex workers including:

Working Man's Pocket Guide to Turning Trade

Año: 
2013

This resource is a handout produced by an NSWP member.

Caught with your pants down? We promise not to leave you in the cold. These simple tips come from the pros just for you.

You can download this 2 page document above. This resource is in English.

Supersnappy Toolkit

Año: 
2013

This resource is a handout produced by an NSWP member.

It is a useful guide to a variety of tools to help you reduce your risk of getting or transmitting an STI (Sexually Transmitted Infection). The ways to help prevent HIV transmission do not necessarily work to prevent other STIs. 

You can download this 1 page document above. This resource is in English.

Trick Translation Guide

Año: 
2013

This document is a handout produced by an NSWP member.

Often, interpreting a client’s intentions is tough –this simple guide helps to make sense from common client phrases.

You can download this 1 page document above. This resource is in English

Boundary Basics - 5 Simple Smart Safety Tips for Working in the Sex Industry

Año: 
2013

This resource is a handout produced by an NSWP member.

It includes five smart and simple tips for maintaining healthy personal boundaries while working in the sex industry.

You can download this 1 page document above. This resource is in English. 

Party and Playing the Smart Way. Getting smart about getting high and getting off.

Año: 
2014

This document is a handout produced by an NSWP member.

Let’s face it: some escorts and their clients are going to PARtY and play! Harm reduction believes people have the right to make informed decisions about what they put into their bodies, including drugs. But how do you keep yourself safe? Here are a few tips to keep YOU safe!

You can download this 1 page handout above. This resource is in English. 

Anti-homosexuality bill is signed into law in Uganda

President Museveni of Uganda today has assented to the Anti-Homosexuality bill which now becomes law. According to the president homosexuality is due to a person’s environment and not due to a person born homosexual and as such it [homosexuality] can be fought. The bill proposes a raft of measures to criminalise, stigmatise, victimise and intimidate anyone suspected of being homosexual or promoting homosexuality in any way. Prison sentences ranging from a few years to life imprisonment will be handed to those who are convicted under the new legislation.

Fare Tales and Fairy Tails: How Gay Sex Tourism is shaping the Brazillian Dream

Año: 
2010

This article analyzes the aspirations of michês, straight-identified Brazilian men who exchange sex for money with gay-identified male sex tourists from North America and Western Europe.

In Ghana, Male And Female Sex Workers Coach Peers About HIV Prevention

ACCRA, GHANA - USING INNOVATIVE outreach and targeted counselling, peer educators have helped bring about a nearly 30 percent drop in HIV infection rates among Ghana’s sex workers over the past six years.

Thanks to effective campaigns by groups like The West Africa Program to Combat AIDS and STI (WAPCAS), HIV prevalence among female sex workers in Ghana fell from 37.8% in 2006 to 25% in 2009, then further to 11.2%, two years later, according to the National AIDS Commission.

Because sex work is illegal in Ghana, females engaged in the trade are vulnerable to exploitation and abuse which they cannot report because they have little legal recourse.

Tanzania Police Torture, Rape, Assault Sex Workers, LGBT, Drug Users - Human Rights Watch Reports


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TANZANIAN POLICE torture, rape and assault sex workers, sexual minorities and drug users, while medical staff deny them healthcare, undermining efforts to reduce HIV infection, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report on Tuesday.