Fact Sheet: Minority Stress and Sex Work – Understanding stress and internalized stigma

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Fact Sheet: Minority Stress and Sex Work – Understanding stress and internalized stigma

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Year: 2017
Title: Minority Stress and Sex Work – Understanding stress and internalized stigma
Authors: SWOP-USA (Katie Bloomquist)

This fact sheet discusses the concept of minority stress–chronically high levels of stress faced by members of stigmatized minority groups–as it relates to sex workers. It provides a definition of sexual minorities, discusses the main internal stressors resulting from minority stress for sex workers and offers sex worker-specific suggestions for mitigating minority stress.

 

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