The replacements are primarily visual and audible in nature now, but tactile stimulation is just around the corner. In fact, it has already moved passed the seminal (heh) stage. The percentages of men who have ever paid for (or have ever been paid for) sex is on the decline:
Orthogonally, I suspect it unlikely anyone will find this particularly surprising:
The parenthetical “been paid for” is obviously more relevant among gays than among straights, though I wonder what percentage of gay men who have ever been paid for sex have themselves never actually paid for it. I suspect that figure is small, but that’s not based on anything more than my own cis-intuition.
GSS variables used: SEXORNT, YEAR, EVPAIDSX, SEX(1)