Male Prostitution is less exploitative than Female Prostituion.
|by Anonymous||reply 34||Last Thursday at 6:59 AM|
Probably true. But not every female is being exploited, so that may tip the scales a bit.
|by Anonymous||reply 1||02/25/2019|
Perhaps men are less likely to be pimped and trafficked than women, but both still happen.
I don't think the OP can defend his point.
|by Anonymous||reply 2||02/25/2019|
Men are physically less vulnerable than women.
|by Anonymous||reply 3||02/25/2019|
R3 is correct and therefor male prostitution is less exploitative generally. That doesn't mean it's not still exploitative in other ways
|by Anonymous||reply 4||02/25/2019|
The perception probably is that the majority of men have a choice to do it where women are forced.
|by Anonymous||reply 5||02/25/2019|
Is prostitution inherently exploitative? If so, why? Is it about power dynamics?
|by Anonymous||reply 6||02/25/2019|
I think prostitution is exploitative if there is any pimp/madam involved at all. People who work for themselves doing it are fine
|by Anonymous||reply 7||02/25/2019|
Bring me my money, you slut bitch!
|by Anonymous||reply 8||02/25/2019|
R8 Yes I would say Kris exploited her children
|by Anonymous||reply 9||02/26/2019|
Do male prostitutes have to deal with pimps as often? Most female prostitutes have to answer to abusive pimps.
|by Anonymous||reply 10||02/26/2019|
Not as much today. But some younger gay men "dated" older guys that pimped out. It happened a lot in NYC in the 80s
|by Anonymous||reply 11||02/26/2019|
Thanks r11 . I’d say females are probably more exploited simply based on their weaker physical strength and a business model based on pimping vs. free lancing.
|by Anonymous||reply 12||02/26/2019|
OP, what does the group win who wins your silly little contest of who suffers more?
|by Anonymous||reply 13||02/26/2019|
[quote] Do male prostitutes have to deal with pimps as often? Most female prostitutes have to answer to abusive pimps.
Men do not have pimps at all, period. And females haven't have pimps since the '70's, although they still exist in some cases.
|by Anonymous||reply 14||02/26/2019|
What about boys who work for high end agencies? Is there actually such a thing? I don’t think these guys are exploited, just putting themselves at undue risk for what they get paid. I met quite a few porn stars way back in the early 2000s, during the last days of the big circuit parties. Virtually all of them escort, porn was a just form of advertising. This was right before the massive growth of internet porn, and even the big studios paid hardly anything back then
|by Anonymous||reply 15||02/26/2019|
Okay, I can't go into details because this was a confidential case, but I was peripherally involved in a case of young male human trafficking. There were drugs and pimps and coercion involved.
So just so you know, human trafficking is NOT something that just happens to women and girls.
|by Anonymous||reply 16||02/26/2019|
This is interesting:
Nine months later, Dank and Curtis had far surpassed their goal, completing interviews with 249 underage prostitutes. From that data, they were able to put a number on the total population of New York's teen sex workers: 3,946.
Most astonishing to the researchers was the demographic profile teased out by the study. Published by the U.S. Department of Justice in September 2008, Curtis and Dank's findings thoroughly obliterated the long-held core assumptions about underage prostitution:
• Nearly half the kids — about 45 percent — were boys.
• Only 10 percent were involved with a "market facilitator" (e.g., a pimp).
• About 45 percent got into the "business" through friends.
• More than 90 percent were U.S.- born (56 percent were New York City natives).
• On average, they started hooking at age 15.
• Most of them serviced men — preferably white and wealthy.
• Most deals were struck on the street.
• Almost 70 percent of the kids said they'd sought assistance at a youth-service agency at least once.
• Nearly all of the youths — 95 percent — said they exchanged sex for money because it was the surest way to support themselves.
In other words, the typical kid who is commercially exploited for sex in New York City is not a tween girl, has not been sold into sexual slavery, and is not held captive by a pimp.
Nearly all the boys and girls involved in the city's sex trade are going it alone.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||Last Wednesday at 7:06 PM|
Male prostitution is no less exploitative than female prostitution.
|by Anonymous||reply 18||Last Wednesday at 7:12 PM|
I think people confuse human trafficking which is being forced into performing sexual acts with actual prostitution which is engaging in sexual acts for a money, good or a service.
|by Anonymous||reply 19||Last Wednesday at 7:14 PM|
Prostitution is just human nature. We always traded sex for something in exchange. Great apes do it too like bonobos. Human trafficking is enslavement and rape and that's wrong. But someone consensually having sex with someone else in exchange for money is not really anyone else's business.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||Last Wednesday at 7:19 PM|
That's why they call it the "world's oldest profession" R20.
|by Anonymous||reply 21||Last Wednesday at 7:21 PM|
The exploitation starts at the top. If it was legalized a lot of the lower level exploitation would be removed. Putting people in a position where their work is criminal means they're not in a position to search for legal support or safety when it's required. Not to mention the lack of statutory rights re healthcare, time off, vacation etc. etc.
|by Anonymous||reply 22||Last Wednesday at 7:23 PM|
Most of society tolerated it too until the 20th century. Indoor prostitution is legal in The UK. Prostitution isn't even federally a crime in The US, it's based on state laws and most states only started making it illegal in the 20th century. So it was never a crime for most of US history.
|by Anonymous||reply 23||Last Wednesday at 7:24 PM|
And what I find surprising is pimps aren't that common in prostitution as we presumed. The internet especially played a role in this as you no longer need a procurer. Many prostitutes can manage themselves and work indoors.
|by Anonymous||reply 24||Last Wednesday at 7:29 PM|
I always thought the pimp thing was outdated too mainly because of what I've learned from Datalounge. But the fact that men are out there paying for sex with 15 year olds is disgusting.
|by Anonymous||reply 25||Last Wednesday at 7:47 PM|
Yes agreed. It's gross, exploitative and statutory rape. But I definitely think people don't consider the economic reasoning of why a poor unskilled teen would resort to selling sex on their own. Parents may not be good providers. Some kids get kicked out for being gay or trans too. Poverty sucks and people will do what they have to do to get by. Yet we try to punish the victim.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||Last Wednesday at 7:56 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 27||Last Wednesday at 7:57 PM|
Completely agree R26. I know EXACTLY why these kids do it, the fact that there are men willing to capitalize on it so repulsive that I try not to think about it too much. If I saw a kid hustling him/herself I would simply hand them cash. And I'm pretty poor myself (by western standards)
|by Anonymous||reply 28||Last Wednesday at 8:01 PM|
What the "progressive" fans of legalizing prostitution always leave out of their argument is that legalizing it does not make it less dangerous or violent. It just soothes their white nerves to support it.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||Last Wednesday at 8:56 PM|
R29 it makes it both less dangerous and less violent actually. There’s tonnes of evidence out there. Go find yourself.
|by Anonymous||reply 30||Last Wednesday at 10:27 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 31||Last Thursday at 3:43 AM|
[quote]Male Prostitution is less exploitative than Female Prostitution.
Not if it's done right.
|by Anonymous||reply 32||Last Thursday at 3:46 AM|
Casual sex can be dangerous too. Prostitution is just casual sex in exchange for money. If someone abuses you during casual sex you can go to the police. But if it happens during prostitution you cannot out of fear of being arrested.
|by Anonymous||reply 33||Last Thursday at 4:04 AM|
A truth that is as old as time. From Greece to Rome to now.
|by Anonymous||reply 34||Last Thursday at 6:59 AM|