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Anti-gay court expert's European vaca with rentboy

A nationally known antigay psychologist who testified for the state in its defense of Florida's gay-adoption ban recently took a trip to Europe with a gay male prostitute from Miami who advertised himself online.

George A. Rekers, an officer of the National Association for Research & Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH) and a retired University of South Carolina professor,  hired the young escort known as Geo on Rentboy.com, a gay-sex website.

Miami New Times reported the story on Tuesday, and it quickly went viral on the Internet. By Wednesday, Rekers had taken down his Facebook page and Geo had removed his Rentboy profile.

Both Rekers and Geo, who declined to give his real name, deny they had a sexual relationship during their 10-day journey to Spain and England.

"In all honesty, I did go on the trip with him,'' Geo, 20, told The Miami Herald on Wednesday. "He was setting me up as a companion. In all honesty, he's a very kind, family-values man.''

Full story here

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