Tag Archives: Mike Jones

Ted Haggard: I Have Over-Repented

Ted Haggard now claims that he has “over-repented” for his encounters with rentboy Mike Jones, that he has no same-sex attraction, and that what occurred between he and Jones was merely “a massage gone awry.” “Ted Haggard,” Mr. Haggard said, “needs to be leading a church.” He acknowledged grave lapses of judgment in the episode he refers to as “my ...

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HomoQuotable – Mike Jones

“During the 1990s, when I worked as an escort in Denver, Colorado, I estimate at least 15 percent of my clientele were clergy or connected with the church in some way. There were one-timers and there were guys who came back again and again and again, and they were all the same: positively giddy when the encounter began, unable to ...

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Mike Jones Is Pissed Off

Mike Jones, the man who first exposed Ted Haggard, just posted this emotional video to condemn the New Life Church and members of the gay community who have ostracized him since the scandal first broke. Most of my anger is at New Life Church. For over two years, I have suffered being all alone out there, taking all the heat ...

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The Trials Of Ted Haggard

A new documentary about Ted Haggard’s post-scandal life is coming next month from HBO and Haggard will help the network promote it. Disgraced evangelical leader Ted Haggard has agreed to help promote a new documentary following his life in exile after a 2006 sex scandal — no longer bound by an agreement with his former church that prohibited him from ...

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Mike Jones Says No To Fox

The Denver Post is reporting that Mike Jones, the gay escort who brought down televangelist Ted Haggard, just turned down the producers of Fox’s game show Moment Of Truth. Mike Jones, the former male prostitute/masseur who jump-started the Ted Haggard scandal, just turned down a chance to make $500,000. But not the easy way. He was in talks with the ...

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Ted Haggard Finally Admits Having Gay Sex And Using Drugs (But Still Lies)

A Colorado Springs television station has obtained an email sent by disgraced former televangelist Ted Haggard to a personal friend in which Haggard for the first time admits having had sex with escort Mike Jones and having used unspecified drugs on several occasions. But considering what the thus far unimpeached Mike Jones has said, Haggard’s email doesn’t tell the “hole” ...

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Mike Jones: Naked B4 God

Mike Jones is performing a one-man show in Denver about his exposure of Ted Haggard. Would you sacrifice everything to expose the hypocrisy of a man who influenced millions of believers? Naked Before God is the riveting true story of Mike Jones by Mike Jones, the man who revealed the truth about Ted Haggard’s secret life. Ted Haggard – minister, ...

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Mike Jones’ Book Found In Car Of Colorado Church Shooter

Colorado Springs police have reported that they recovered a copy of Mike Jones’ autobiography from the vehicle of Colorado church shooter Matthew Murray. In December, Murray killed himself with a shot to the head after killing two people at the Youth With A Mission ministry in Arvada, Colorado, then killing two congregants at Denver’s New Life Church, once home to ...

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Idaho Paper Publishes Four Accounts Of Gay Sex with Senator Larry Craig

After months of investigation, today the Idaho Statesman published the stories of four gay men who describe their sexual encounters with Senator Larry Craig. The paper’s web version of the story includes graphic audio clips from the four men. Two of them, Mike Jones and David Phillips, have previously told their stories on blogs (here and on Wonkette.) From the ...

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Jones On Craig

Here’s a portion of the email Mike Jones sent me regarding his motivation for making it known that Sen. Larry Craig was his escorting client and how he feels about the reaction so far. As far as trying to make money of these situations as I am being accused of, please consider this information: I did not attempt blackmail on ...

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Bombshell From Mike Jones:
“Larry Craig Visited Me”

When the Larry Craig scandal first unfolded, Mike Jones told me that Sen. Larry Craig had been an escorting client of his. I asked Mike if he could prove his claim, but he said that while he didn’t have voice mail messages to backup his claim, as he did with Ted Haggard, he would nevertheless come forward IF Craig did ...

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Haggard’s Web Of Lies Unravels

The head of the halfway house that Ted Haggard claims to be moving into says he had no knowledge of Haggard’s plan, saying of Haggard’s email plea to former parishioners, “That was something that was totally unbeknownst to us when he sent it.” Additionally, the registered sex offender that runs the charity that Haggard requested donations be sent to, Paul ...

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Haggard Charity Run By Sex Offender

Adding another level of slime to the affair, Dan Savage emailed me on Friday to hip me that one of his readers has uncovered that the charity that Ted Haggard directed his former flock to donate to on his behalf, Families With A Mission, was “voluntarily dissolved” in February of this year and that the “registered agent” of the charity, ...

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Ted Haggard: Send Me Cash (Again)
And You’ll Go To Heaven

Ted “Completely Heterosexual” Haggard and his family are moving into a Phoenix halfway-house where they will minister “in whatever capacity asked, whether it’s cleaning the building, hosting a visiting group, attending a meeting, or facilitating a study.” And despite that his former employers, the New Life Church, agreed to pay his $138K salary through 2007, Haggard has issued his former ...

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Blogs Of The City

Armistead Maupin has launched a blog. Interestingly, he mentions wanting to meet Mike Jones, saying, “Hustlers, for my money, do far more good than pastors.” Testify! I sent Mike an email to nudge him to drop by and say hello to Mr. Maupin. You should do the same. I was rereading a bit of Michael Tolliver Lives last night, and ...

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of Seven Stories Press, today’s Swag Tuesday prize is a hardback copy of Mike Jones’ brand new autobiography, The Art Of Ted Haggard’s Fall: I Had To Say Something (cowriter: Sam Gallegos). The book ships this week. I can’t imagine that any regular reader of this or most any other gay blog would not know who Mike Jones is, ...

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Mike Jones: Book, Honors

Previewing the June release of his book, I Had To Say Something: The Art Of Ted Haggard’s Fall (co-authored by Sam Gallegos), there is a great story about Mike Jones in the current issue of the Advocate. On May 24th, Jones will be the honoree of San Francisco’s Harvey Milk Club, where he will receive the Harry Britt Achievement Award. ...

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Mike Jones Tries Again

Mike Jones has managed to get his “Ted Haggard Massage Table” relisted on eBay. And now Rev. Karen Booth, the fundie that got it pulled the first time, in once again calling on her minions to barrage eBay with complaints. From her site, Transforming Congregations: MEMO TO EBAY From: Rev. Karen BoothTo: Customer RelationsRe: Offensive Listing To Whom It May ...

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Ebay Pulls Jones’ Massage Table

Mike Jones emailed me last night to tell me that after letting it run for 9 days, eBay has pulled his “Ted Haggard massage table” for “violation of charity policy”. Before the auction posted, Jones spent 30 minutes on the phone with an Ebay representative ensuring that he met their criteria. But the fundies rallied to deluge eBay with complaints ...

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An Escort We Love

Mike Jones has placed his infamous “Ted Haggard Massage Table” up for auction on eBay, to benefit Denver’s Project Angel Heart, which delivers meals to people with HIV/AIDS. Anybody want to own a piece of American political history? That massage table belongs in the Smithsonian. I love that Mike’s eBay seller name is “escortmjones”..

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