Kumar is especially passionate about using research to help businesses outside the mainstream gain legitimacy. He has collaborated on projects and initiatives in the Cannabis Industry and on Sex Work, Social Networks and Masculinity.
Details a preliminary dataset of global male escort sites to give insight into the scale of the online market. Results suggest that most sites are independent and not affiliated to escort agencies, and the majority cater to male escorts soliciting male clients, with many sites for female clientele and couples.
Explores job success among male sex workers, indicating that success in the field was well articulated, possibly highlighting that male independent escorting is becoming a professionalized occupation, with a shift away from current stigmatized understandings.