Links between sex workers, people with disability get a boost


It’s the small not-for-profit that’s gathering high profile supporters. Touching Base developed out of the need for people with disability and sex workers to connect with each other. Now a former High Court judge has thrown his support behind them.

Several people with a disability have told The Wire how sex workers have played an important part in allowing them to lead a full sexual life. Now, the founders of Touching Base are hoping that their new patrons will spread this message to a whole new audience.

Download Audio
Tuesday, March 25 2014
Produced By Tim Roxburgh
Featured in storyCaitlin - Client of sex worker. Caitlin also has a physical disability. Caitlin is an assumed name to protect the client's identity.Toby - Client of a sex worker. Toby also has a vision impairment.Rachel Wotton - Co-founder of Touching BaseSaul Isbister - Co-founder of Touching Base

The Wire is produced in partnership by

Contributor Stations

Supporters and Program Distribution