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Characteristics of Male Sex Workers (Infographic)

June 12, 2013 by Justin Lehmiller

When it comes to prostitution, women are much more likely than men to enter the profession. As a result, most research in this area has tended to focus on female sex workers. So what do we know about men who sell sex for money? A new study published in the Journal of Sex Research provides a fascinating glimpse into the characteristics, motivations, and experiences of male escorts. The infographic below summarizes some of the most interesting findings.

Infographic explaining how much money male escorts get paid and their typical characteristics

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Dr. Justin Lehmiller
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Dr. Justin Lehmiller is a social psychologist and Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute. He runs the Sex and Psychology blog and podcast and is author of the popular book Tell Me What You Want. Dr. Lehmiller is an award-winning educator, and a prolific researcher who has published more than 50 academic works.

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