Paulyanna: International Rent-boy is a honest and frank portrayal of a working-class male prostitute’s life. Many factors contribute in delivering the main character onto the streets.
Some very typical, such as early abandonment, poverty, lack of education and sexual abuse. But Paul does not dwell too much on the past and refuses to allow these events to mar his ambition.
At eighteen a lost train ticket leaves him stranded in the city after a job interview. He uses his questionable wits to make a quick decision that steers him down a rather dodgy path.
Without added glamour or grit, Paul shares the raw accounts of his life as a rent-boy in the 90s, from London to Los Angeles. It may not have been pretty, and there was risk and danger as well as fun and thrills, but Paul had the audacity to succeed in his quest to obtain happiness, security and wealth.
…Using plain spoken truth, I have attempted to knock away some of the preconceptions regarding people labelled as damaged goods.
Discover the mind behind the glassy eyed smile of a male street worker. A stereotypical cliché? Perhaps.
This is my unapologetic story. A social history report. (of sorts).
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