Cisgender male and transgender female sex workers in South Africa: gender variant identities and narratives of exclusion

  title={Cisgender male and transgender female sex workers in South Africa: gender variant identities and narratives of exclusion},
  author={Zo{\'e} Samudzi and Jenevieve Mannell},
  journal={Culture, Health \& Sexuality},
  pages={1 - 14}
Abstract Sex workers are often perceived as possessing ‘deviant’ identities, contributing to their exclusion from health services. The literature on sex worker identities in relation to health has focused primarily on cisgender female sex workers as the ‘carriers of disease’, obscuring the experiences of cisgender male and transgender sex workers and the complexities their gender identities bring to understandings of stigma and exclusion. To address this gap, this study draws on 21 interviews… 
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