From its inception, the gay movement has advocated that persons can do with their own bodies whatever they want even change their birth sex.Why, then, is there so much disdain against sex work if it is not coerced?Often, they did car dates - hopping into cars whose drivers slowed down to let them in.
Some 25 years earlier, due to the Internet and cell phones (and before that gay newspapers) the street hustling scene has changed drastically.
The hustlers of old stood on specific street corners waiting for johns.
With the help of Covenant House, a downtown shelter, and then SOS, he stayed clean for five years.
He is no longer doing sex work, something he says he was determined to stop. So, when funding cuts forced SOS to close down in 2011, Lougheed was devastated.
- Male escort accused of trying to extort $100,000 from former client (2012).