HUSTLE is designed and implemented by experiential men who see a need for an increase in specific front-line programming / support services for survival male/Trans sex workers.
Attention is also given to identifying and supporting street involved youth who may be at risk of exploitation in Vancouver Communities.
They do not appreciate their good fortune because they do not remember the sad old days.
Some 25 years earlier, due to the Internet and cell phones (and before that gay newspapers) the street hustling scene has changed drastically.
- Hommes louer : la prostitution masculine, un documentaire hors du commun (2011, Translation): "Une socit qui abandonne son enfance, c'est comme la fin du monde." Avec Hommes louer, un documentaire coproduit par Inform Action et l'Office national du film, Rodrigue Jean nous entrane sans esbroufe au coeur de l'univers de la prostitution masculine Montral.Sex Workers and the Gay Community (2013): Why then the opprobrium that so many gays have against male sex workers?For one, the male prostitute is tarred with the same brush as his female counterpart.- Queer youth sex workers remain at risk (2013, Toronto): Former client revives Street Outreach Services...With the help of Covenant House, a downtown shelter, and then SOS, he stayed clean for five years.