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NATIONAL | By Steve Weinstein | Oct 24
After nearly two decades of operating in the open, the raid on gay mega escort site leaves many wondering, "Why now?"

Gay Porn Neocon Kingpin Speaks Out

CELEBRITIES | By Hunter Houston | Sep 20
The 43-year-old Russian-born porn entrepreneur gave an interview to the Montreal Gazette, published last week, in which he blasted Homeland Security's raid of

Rentboy Raid Inspires Activists From Coast to Coast

NATIONAL | By Jason Parsley | Sep 13
The controversy started on Aug. 25 when Rentyboy's headquarters were raided in New York City by police, with help from Homeland Security. Reaction from the LGBT community was swift.

Sex Workers Protest Rentboy Raid

NATIONAL | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sep 12
More than 100 sex workers and their supporters gathered in the Castro last weekend to protest the recent federal raid of gay escort site

LGBT Orgs Blast Rentboy Raid

NATIONAL | By Jason Parsley | Aug 30
After the federal government raided and shutdown the popular worldwide male escort website several LGBT and human rights organizations have blasted the authorities.

Married Ex-Washington Post Exec Found Dead in Gay NYC Hotel After Male Escorts Awards Show

Speculation and rumors surround the death of a married former Washington Post vice president whose body was found at the popular Manhattan gay hotel complex The Out Saturday following an awards ceremony for male escorts.

Sticky Fingers :: Profiling the Modern Hustler

MUSIC | By Shaun Knittel | Mar 4
Ever thought about "play for pay"? EDGE walked the walk and talked to today’s modern rent boy. What can you get for your dollar’s worth? Shaun Knittel pulled the curtain back to reveal why they work so hard for the money.

Playing Hookie :: New York City Crowns a Winner

MUSIC | By JC Alvarez | Feb 5
The manhunt is over! New York City has spoken and named the winner of Rentboy’s battle for the title of Escort of the Year! Did your favorite take home the prize?

Fla. Editorials Gang Up on Attorney General’s Support of ’Rentboy Rekers’

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | May 15
Three years ago, Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum recommended the hiring of George Rekers as an expert witness in a court case that challenged Florida’s ban on gay adoption. Now McCollum--who has become a gubernatorial candidate--faces blowback in the wake of Rekers’ "rent boy" scandal, stemming from Rekers having hired a male escort from as a travel companion on a European trip.

Prominent Anti-Gay Christian Advocate Vacations With Male Escort

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | May 5
Family Research Council co-founder and NARTH board member George Alan Rekers went on a European trip with a escort. Rekers says that he was spending time with a "sinner," much as Jesus would do; the anti-gay FRC, meantime, has expunged links to Rekers from its home page.

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