Auckland transgender sex workers at risk – By Daily News Staff

Video footage showing transgender sex workers being verbally abused and threatened by a vigilante group aiming to “clean up” South Auckland is just one example of altercations happening on the streets every night, says the NZ Prostitutes Collective.

Since Prostitution Law Reform in 2003, the sex workers’ activities are not illegal, but the Papatoetoe Reclaiming Our Streets (PROS) group is driving around the area verbally abusing and threatening to ‘out’ sex workers and their clients to their families.