sex industry

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sex industry

The commercial enterprises related to sale or purchase of sex-related services, ranging from individual 'workers' in prostitution to the pornographic end of the entertainment industry. See AIDS, Condoms, HIV, Safe sexual activities, Sexual work, Sexual deviancy, Sexually-transmitted diseases.

sex industry

Any business whose earnings derive from the exchange of money for sexual favors or the representation of sex in print, photographic media, video, or the Internet.
Synonym: sex trade
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