Christopher Daniels, a popular escort who’s in his early 30s, says about 80 percent of his clients are closeted gay men who tend to prefer "vanilla" sex.
On the other hand, Leo Forte, a 29-year-old escort who specializes in S&M, says he attracts mostly gay or bisexual men whose “sexual desires are hidden from the world.” Across the board, rent boys say they’re starting to see a rise in younger clients.
Lewis, who attended Sarah Lawrence College before pursuing a career in ballet, says he never expected to become a sex worker.
But spurred on by a need for quick cash after a dance injury and encouraged by how easy it was to get started, he eventually took the plunge.
However, Van Sant said “all types of guys” advertise on the site.
And life, he says, is really good: “I made a choice, and I’m owning it.” Before the Internet, a man interested in hiring an escort like Banks would’ve had to riffle through the classifieds pages of print magazines or check fliers left in bars.He's a 22-year-old former professional ballet dancer who says he got into escorting a couple years ago to pay off his student loans."I figured it'd be a way to make a quick buck, while also allowing me to explore my sexuality through a different avenue," he said.With such a variety of clients seeking companionship, Daniels -- who recently published a tell-all memoir about his experiences as an escort -- said connecting deeply with the men who hire him (and their whims and eccentricities) can make the job "exhausting.” "This is an industry where people want so much of you," he said.scorts say that establishing and upholding boundaries -- whether physical, sexual or emotional -- is critical for their well-being and success in the industry. Porn mogul Michael Lucas, founder of gay porn company Lucas Entertainment, said that perhaps the "biggest challenge facing escorts is the 24/7 nature of the job." "Most escorts become slaves of their work.Banks might be an escort and porn star, but he sure as hell loves to sew.