“Sex workers include “female, male and transgender adults and young people who receive money or goods in exchange for sexual services, either regularly or occasionally…” Sex work varies between and within countries and communities. Sex work may vary in the degree to which it is more or less “formal” or organized, and in the degree to which it is distinct from other social and sexual relationships and types of sexual-economic exchange.”
UNAIDS “UNAIDS Guidance Note on HIV and Sex Work” April 2012. Page 2.
The Laws that Sex Workers Really Want, June Mac at TedxEastEnd
Why Sex Work is an LGBTQ Issue, Reframe Health and Justice, January 2018
Meaningful Work: Transgender Experiences in the Sex Trade, National Center for Transgender Equality, Dec 2015
For a comprehensive reading list on feminism and sex work, decriminalization, anti-trafficking work, and policy models, please see this reading list.