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10.14.16

How Has the Male Escort Industry Changed Since Its Biggest Website Was Shut Down?

Rentboy.com offered sex workers a way to vet clients and a community. One year on, escorts who used it speak to the ways the industry has changed—mostly for the worse.

10.5.16

Sex Workers Explain the Struggles of Running an Illegal Business

Cut off from legal protections, unable to access financial services, harassed by police—what do sex workers do when their work isn't legal?

10.29.15

Why Rentboy Is Selling Everything From Their Gay Male Escort Offices

Following the government's seizure of Rentboy's assets, the gay male escorting website is liquidating their offices to support their legal defense.

9.4.15

Why Did the Feds Bust Rentboy?

Last week's raid of the gay escort site led to accusations that the authorities were motivated by homophobia or simply wasting resources.

9.3.15

Meet the Artist Teaching Happy Ending Massages in an Australian Pub

Adam Seymour is an artist, a published author, a Rentboy.com pinup, and an instructor in Taoist genital massage.

9.1.15

What It's Like to Be a Sex Worker Hiding from the Law

I'm an escort in New York so I know firsthand how strange and stressful your life becomes when you're outside the law and aren't able to call 9-1-1.

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8.27.15

Raid on Gay Male Escort Service Rentboy.com Questioned by LGBT Activists

Feds raided the website's offices on Tuesday, arresting and hauling off seven employees to Federal District Court in Brooklyn to face charges of promoting prostitution.

8.26.15

How the Feds Took Down Rentboy.com

The site has been shut down by Homeland Security agents and employees are now facing life-altering punishments for allegedly helping sex workers connect to clients.

8.26.15

Men Who've Served in the Military Can Make a Fortune As Escorts

"I recently returned home from active duty deployment in Afghanistan and have over a year of built-up testosterone waiting to be released."

8.25.15

The Feds Raided the New York City Headquarters of the Largest Male Escort Site

Rentboy.com CEO Jeffrey Hurant and six others were arrested as part of an alleged money laundering and prostitution scheme.