Sexual hazards, life experiences and social circumstances among male sex workers in Nigeria.

@article{Okanlawon2013SexualHL,
  title={Sexual hazards, life experiences and social circumstances among male sex workers in Nigeria.},
  author={Kehinde Okanlawon and Ayo Stephen Adebowale and Ayotunde Titilayo},
  journal={Culture, health & sexuality},
  year={2013},
  volume={15 Suppl},
  pages={
          22-33
        }
}
The sexual health and rights needs of male sex workers in Nigeria remain poorly understood and served. Men who sell sex are at high risk of discrimination and violation because of laws criminalising same-sex activity and sex work. This paper examines the experiences, social circumstances, vulnerabilities and sexual hazards experienced by male sex workers in Nigeria. In-depth interviews were used to explore the experiences of six male sex workers who were selected by means of convenience… CONTINUE READING
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