Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Older Male Clients of Female Sex Workers in the United States

Recent research has provided increased information about the clients of sex workers; however, little is known about the population of older male customers who contract for heterosexual services online. 

Clients (N = 208) between 60 and 84 years of age were obtained through sex work review sites and online discussion forums. Participants completed a 129-item questionnaire focusing on physical health, sexual and non-sexual behaviors with sex providers, and the qualities sought in the same. 

More than half reported having visited sex providers between 13 and 24 times or more during the past 12 months. Participants' advancing age was positively associated with frequency of paid sex. Most frequent sexual activities with providers were fellatio without a condom, followed by penile-vaginal sex with a condom. Analyses also examine the relationship between aging and buying sex. 

Those with higher incomes and without spouses or partners were more likely to report non-sexual activities with providers, and many participants sought a "GFE" or girlfriend experience, in which paid sexual exchanges are part of a relationship that mirrors conventional non-remunerative relationships.

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By:  Milrod C1Monto M2.
  • 1, 519 N. La Cienega Blvd, #209, Los Angeles, CA, 90048, USA. christinemilrod@gmail.com.
  • 2Department of Sociology and Social Work, University of Portland, Portland, OR, USA. 
  •  2016 Apr 5.

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