Male escorts who advertise on escorting Web sites have been well-studied 4—6 ; however, research has Venues Where Male Sex Workers Meet Partners: The Emergence of Gay Hookup Apps and Web Sites the existence of a distinct, potentially large, but understudied population of men who find opportunities for sex work on gay hookup apps and Web sites that were not designed for sex work.
These obstacles to transparent communication could lead to encounters in which the expectations and boundaries have not been clearly established and in which safety has not been discussed. In a city study of MSM, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that those who had sold sex in the past 12 months were more likely to be HIV-positive and, when positive, were more likely to be unaware of their status.
Male sex workers are regularly offered more money for condomless sex, which may become more frequent with the growing availability of effective biomedical prevention strategies. Eric W.
Meunier has published ethnographic, qualitative, and quantitative research on the impact of structural, contextual, and cultural factors on sexuality. Support Center Support Center. Accepted August 31, Although Fujimoto et al. Awareness and perceived effectiveness of HIV treatment as prevention among men who have sex with men in New York City.
Archives of Sexual Behavior, 48 1 , Meunier has conducted a harm-reduction training program for male sex workers in NYC and is currently coordinating an NIH-funded study exploring the risk-taking behaviors of men who find transactional sex partners online.
Accepted August 31, He has also contributed work on HIV-related, NIH-funded studies with diverse populations including, for instance, HIV-affected heterosexual couples, HIV-positive crack-cocaine users, non-gay-identified bisexual men, and heterosexual men and women who find sex partners online.
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