Each year, New Times puts together a list of the sketchiest politicians and unholiest celebrities and weirdest human beings to call the Magic City home. So who made the filthy cut this year? We're releasing the names one by one ahead of next week's issue, which comes with a full-page illustration of the dynamic dozen.
George Alan Rekers was on the founding board of the National Association for Research & Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH), one of those creepy Christian organizations determined to "cure" gayness through Jesus, ice baths, and repeated viewings of Baywatch
VHS tapes. Rekers was once paid $120,000 by Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum for expert testimony in defense of the state's gay adoption ban. The thing is, like 88 percent of right-wing homophobes (See: T. Haggard, M. Foley, L. Craig), Rekers is as gay as his rent-a-boy's member was long. Yep, this humble publication busted the junk scientist returning from a European vacation with a male prostitute who advertised his "perfectly build 8 inch cock (uncut)" on Rentboy.com. Rekers claimed that he'd hired the "travel companion" only to "lift his luggage"--but he still responded to the global backlash by resigning from NARTH.
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And now the world knows what the "long stroke" is.
This year's previous inductees: