Prostitution is one of the most divisive issues in politics …

Prostitution is widely socially tolerated, with the buyers socially invisible. Even today, many mistakenly assume that prostitution is sex, rather than sexual violence, and a vocational choice, rather than a human rights abuse. Although clinicians are beginning to recognize the overwhelming physical violence in prostitution, its internal ravages are still not well understood. There has been far more clinical attention paid to sexually transmitted diseases among those prostituted than to their depressions, lethal suicidality, mood disorders, anxiety disorders (including post-traumatic stress disorder) dissociative disorders, substance abuse, and traumatic brain injury. Regardless of its legal status or its physical location, prostitution is extremely dangerous for women. Homicide is a frequent cause of death.

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Radical Feminism - Feminist Issues in Prostitution

- Opens (2012): The independent film Chamaco, directed by Juan Carlos Cremata, made it onto Cuban cinema screens on Monday — two years after the completion of its filming — to address the issues of male prostitution, homosexuality and police corruption in Cuba.

Prostitution law in Canada - Wikipedia

Since June 2004, I have been the main research for a project on “Male prostitution: strategies of survival and risk behavior of errant young people.” Althoughthe initial idea was to focus on young Moroccan migrants, after a first series of reconnaissance missions (in Belgium, France, Greece, Germany, Morocco, the Netherlands, Spain, Tunisia and Turkey), it became evident that the places and practicesof errant mobility were shared by many different migrant groups.

Charles L. Dreveskracht -- Information on the issues of prostitution, child prostitution, prostitutes, sex work, sex workers & trafficking. Street Prostitution Polaris Project -- Research on prostitution on what can be done to end it.

Women in Prostitution and Social Responsibility | …

In this sense, influences such as prostitution and pornography can be viewed as degrading to all women, as acceptance of these events reinforces and perpetuates a cruel fantasy of women as weak and submissive.

Prostitution Is Sexual Violence | Psychiatric Times

Often rejectedby their families at an early age, and with few sources of social support,they are left with little option for survival other than prostitution,said James "Al" Bay, a UF graduate student in anthropology who did theresearch for his dissertation." - (1998): "The study of Miami male transsexualsfound they were often rejected by their families at an early age and hadfew ways to make a living other than street prostitution, in the courseof which they were often subjected to robbery and rape." - (1984).

Male Youth Prostitution - Male Sex Workers: Part 1

Once they have been lured or forced into prostituting themselves, these children are subjected to a full range of injuries, diseases, pregnancies, mental issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder and depression and drug addiction, not to mention criminal and delinquency charges if they are caught.

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Despite their high numberson the streets, many male prostitutes miss out on the support availableto female victims of the sex industry..." - (2001, UK): Far less has been done to help boysinvolved in prostitution than girls.

Hindu Temple Prostitution | Beyond Highbrow - Robert Lindsay

Meanwhile, studies that do examine the dynamics of male street life typically do not examine questions of prostitution or other issues related to sexuality.