Talia, a transgender prostitute waits on an empty street in the historic Colonial district looking for clients outside a Quito hotel.
Sex workers have a designated leader who speaks out for them with the Office of Social Inclusion for the city. They are issued official identification cards, part of the city's attempt to organize sex workers and to improve their working conditions.
- MELISSA FARLOW
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- 18000x12000 / 149.8MB
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- Contained in galleries
- Long Road South BOOK_National Geographic 1/1999