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Anti-Gay Christian Right Leader George Alan Rekers Caught Returning Home from Vacation with 'Rent Boy'

George Alan Rekers, a founding member of the Family Research Council with James Dobson and Amandi Nicholi Jr., was caught returning home from a European vacation in mid-April with a young man he hired on, the Miami New Times reports:

"On April 13, the "rent boy" (whom we'll call Lucien) arrived at Miami International Airport on Iberian Airlines Flight 6123, after a ten-day, fully subsidized trip to Europe. He was soon followed out of customs by an old man with an atavistic mustache and a desperate blond comb-over, pushing an overburdened baggage cart.

That man was George Alan Rekers, of North Miami — the callboy's client and, as it happens, one of America's most prominent anti-gay activists. Rekers, a Baptist minister who is a leading scholar for the Christian right, left the terminal with his gay escort, looking a bit discomfited when a picture of the two was snapped with a hot-pink digital camera.

Reached by New Times before a trip to Bermuda, Rekers said he learned Lucien was a prostitute only midway through their vacation. "I had surgery," Rekers said, "and I can't lift luggage. That's why I hired him." (Though medical problems didn't stop him from pushing the tottering baggage cart through MIA.)

Yet Rekers wouldn't deny he met his slender, blond escort at — which features homepage images of men in bondage and grainy videos of crotch-rubbing twinks — and Lucien confirmed it.

The paper adds

"Rekers is a board member of the National Association for Research & Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH), an organization that systematically attempts to turn gay people straight. And the Huffington Post recently singled out Rekers as a member of the American College of Pediatricians — an official-sounding outfit in Gainesville that purveys lurid, youth-directed literature accusing gays of en masse coprophilia. (In an email, the college's Lisa Hawkins wrote, 'ACPeds feels privileged to have a scholar of Dr. Rekers' stature affiliated with our organization. I am sure you will find Prof. Rekers to be an immaculate clinician/scholar, and a warm human being.') Rekers lectures worldwide, from Europe to the Middle East, on teen sexuality. Yet during his ten-day sojourn with Lucien to London and Madrid, he had no lectures scheduled. Both men deny having sex on the trip, and emails exchanged between the two before their jaunt are cautiously worded."

More background info on Rekers at Truth Wins Out...

UPDATE: Rekers responds to Joe Jervis on Facebook. And here's the rentboy.

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  1. This is crossing over into science fiction territory. Are all Republicans gay??? WTF!

    Posted by: Fred | May 4, 2010 12:31:46 PM

  2. All anti-gay Republicans are gay.

    Posted by: David Ehrenstein | May 4, 2010 12:34:54 PM

  3. Ben Franklin had it wrong. There IS one certain thing besides death and taxes: Christian sexual hypocrisy.

    Posted by: jomicur | May 4, 2010 12:37:26 PM

  4. I can't take anymore of this shit!!!

    What is wrong with these freaking gay people that are so self-loathing they demonize themselves and the entire community.


    Posted by: rduke | May 4, 2010 12:39:27 PM

  5. So he went to to find someone to help him lift luggage?? haha (But, we didn't have sex)

    Fucking unbelievable. The more of these phonies that are outed the better. Just despicable.

    Posted by: Brian in Texas | May 4, 2010 12:39:47 PM

  6. "I had surgery" is the new "I have a wide stance."

    Posted by: crispy | May 4, 2010 12:45:58 PM

  7. Gee, I wonder if OneNewsNow will be headlining with this story today? Since they're all about the "truth". Maybe Rekers was dickmatized by the evil gay online and didn't know what he was doing. They didn't have sex on that trip? Girl, please!

    I have to say, I refuse to accept these people as gay. They are straight people who have sex with gay people and then persecute them for it. They are witch-hunting hypocrites and I'm THRILLED every single time I read one of these stories because it just proves the point: you don't get to choose your orientation and God won't "fix" you because there's nothing to fix. These bible-thumping douchebags are going the way of the dinosaurs. Buh-bye! Don't let the screendoor hit ya where the good lord split ya on your way out, assholes!

    Posted by: wtf | May 4, 2010 12:46:07 PM

  8. Classic Freud. They are ALL gay and self-loathing. I feel for poor Lucien—how many drinks with umbrellas do you have to have until the memory of this creep touching you goes away. And the hypocrisy baggage cart keeps rolling along...

    Posted by: Timzilla | May 4, 2010 12:46:44 PM

  9. Unbelievable?
    Not really, just goes to show that self loathing for many people, and the U.S. at large really, is deep, deep down inside...SMH

    Posted by: yeahisaidit | May 4, 2010 12:50:28 PM

  10. BRILLIANT. These people are trying to turn gay men straight so they can have all the twink booty to themselves.

    Posted by: A. N. Cargo | May 4, 2010 12:52:25 PM

  11. Right Pride, we have a new recruit for you!

    Ok, click on the links, he has a thing for "protecting" kids. He adopted a 16yr old boy. Why couldn't that 16 yr old accompany him on the trip instead of a prostitute. Sorry, MALE prostitute.

    Posted by: Derek Washington | May 4, 2010 12:55:21 PM

  12. HA!

    Posted by: StillMarriedinCA | May 4, 2010 1:03:54 PM

  13. Precious.

    Posted by: acorlando | May 4, 2010 1:04:35 PM

  14. Rekers.." I had surgey, and I needed his help lifting my Viagra erected penis into his anus and mouth" ...

    ...Damm I hate these Hypocritical M..F'rs Assholes!!!!!!

    Posted by: Disgusted American | May 4, 2010 1:04:43 PM

  15. Gay men are like straight men in that some are brave, astonishingly so (like Harvey Milk), and some are cowards.

    The most amazing trick of homophobic societies is how they enlist the cowardly gay people to be their biggest cheerleaders and enforcers. The more frightened they are of getting "outed", the more bejewelled and barbed their carpace of hatred and heterosexuality must appear.

    George Alan Rekers' story is pathetic, and would be hilarious if it were not for the many people his cowardly, hateful rhetoric has influenced over the years.

    I want to have sympathy for him - and view him as an ironic victim of religious and conservative homophobia, but it's difficult. Very difficult. Right now I just want to laugh and point. Oh, and judge.

    Posted by: Tom Stoppard | May 4, 2010 1:10:16 PM

  16. Oh, my, my, she was caught returning from her overseas trip with her rentboy who was hired to lift her (ahem) "luggage" during their trip together. My goodness gracious, that's the first time I've heard it referred to as "luggage". I hope the ol' fool never lives this one down.

    Posted by: Rob | May 4, 2010 1:10:45 PM

  17. This is a classic case... of bad home hair coloring.

    Posted by: kansastock | May 4, 2010 1:13:12 PM

  18. Best
    (Today so far anyway)

    Posted by: DeeVee | May 4, 2010 1:15:39 PM

  19. Oh, yea, and a big "atta (rent)boy" to the Miami New Times for snagging this story.

    Posted by: Rob | May 4, 2010 1:16:23 PM

  20. Where is the picture of the two of them together? Hello! Best part of the story! Where's the pic?

    Posted by: Chris | May 4, 2010 1:16:47 PM

  21. Man, I hope he kills himself. That would be comedy. PLEASE KILL YOURSERLF, REKERS. You are a fraud and a hypocrite.

    Posted by: TANK | May 4, 2010 1:20:27 PM

  22. Maybe he was just doing a little "Family Research?"

    Posted by: Jack M | May 4, 2010 1:20:54 PM

  23. These pathetic closet cases can do whatever they want but when their anti-gay money and actions affect MY life then it is just WRONG!!!! My partner and I have been together nearly 20 years now and we cannot get married in Ohio because of the actions of these freaks!!!
    I am gay but to be honest with you I would rather have sex with a woman than that old toad!!!!!!! I hope his "luggage handler" got paid a lot of money!! YAK!

    Posted by: James Stone | May 4, 2010 1:21:07 PM

  24. I always go to to find someone to help me with my luggage, and then I usually take them on week-long European vacations, and I'm not gay.

    Uh, OK.

    Posted by: Steve | May 4, 2010 1:33:40 PM

  25. Yeah, he's a loathsome hypocrite - a venomous toad.

    But there's nothing I can imagine happening to him more horrible that the life he's chosen for himself. There but for the grace of Armistead Maupin and the public library in my home town go I...

    Posted by: Bryan Harrison | May 4, 2010 1:40:49 PM

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