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Despite it being rarely seen, the world of male sex workers may be on a bigger scale than many would imagine.
“A recent study showed that five percent of male students had worked in some capacity in the sex industry, compared to less than 3.5 percent of women.
He told Pink News: “For some people doing pornographic web cam shows is a legitimate career, they can pour a lot of time and dedication into what they do, and just because it’s outside of the accepted norm it doesn’t mean we should judge them for it.
This post-watershed programme explores this little-understood part of the sex industry, explores what drives these men to go online and uncovers the impact of what they do.
“These men are from a wide range of different backgrounds, from a heterosexual man with a family to a single homosexual man who believes ‘camming’ saved him from a dark future, after he became involved in drugs and chemsex.
“They all have their own reasons for getting involved: for some it is a short-term way to make extra money to pay the bills, some see webcams as a means to longer-term work opportunities with good profits, whilst for others it is simply a world to explore their sexuality and flaunt their body.
“Has the internet made male objectification an online reality?
The programme follows a number of men, and the people around them, to find out more about what motivates them to get in front of the webcam; what it actually involves and how it impacts on those involved.” The show is timely – as sex education You Tuber Calum Mc Swiggan recently opened up about his own webcam porn past to raise awareness of the risks.
One popular webcam site claims that 100,000 British men have broadcast over 3.5 million shows – lasting 7.1 million hours.The true number is likely to be far higher, however – as another site boasts three times the web traffic in the UK.