Transgender prostitution

Other Names:
Transgender sex workers
Crossdressing sex workers
Transvestite prostitution

Young male prostitutes adopt female hair-styles, make-up and dress to offer themselves to men who want sexual relations with a man dressed as a woman.


Transgender prostitution is spreading with great rapidity to the point where it is offering serious competition to female prostitution. In one medium-sized European capital, transgender prostitution, which is practised mainly in outlying woods and forest areas, is engaged in by hundreds of young people, some whom are nationals of the country in question, but most of whom come from abroad with tourist visas. There is reason to believe that they are controlled by a powerful organization which arranges for their passports and visas, as well as for their hormone treatment and possibly surgical operations.

Society Sex-related questions
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 10: Reduced Inequality
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST