B.N. Klein and R.O. Lopez talk here about the worrying trend of gay groups, which not too long ago promised that gay marriage would not be a slippery slope to prostitution, fighting to legalize prostitution. Have they gone back on their word? It would seem so. But there are many other problems of exploitation and racism that have to be examined here beyond the question of broken promises.
For more reading:
Stephanie Clifford, "Raid of Rentboy, an Escort Website, Angers Gay Activists." http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/27/nyregion/raid-of-rentboy-an-escort-website-angers-gay-activists.html?&moduleDetail=section-news-2&action=click&contentCollection=N.Y.%20%252F%20Region®ion=Footer&module=MoreInSection&version=WhatsNext&contentID=WhatsNext&pgtype=article&_r=1
Lambda Legal, "LGBT Rights Organizations Join Amnesty International in Call to Decriminalize Sex Work." http://www.lambdalegal.org/blog/20150820_decriminalize-sex-work
Lou Chibbaro Jr. "HRC Co-Founder's Trial Delayed as Victim Disappears." http://www.washingtonblade.com/2015/08/26/hrc-co-founders-trial-delayed-as-victim-disappears/