Chris Lee Was Also Trolling for Transgenders
Two women come forward to say congressman emailed with them
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 27, 2011 4:54 PM CST
Rep. Chris Lee with his shirt on.   (AP Photo/David Duprey, File)
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(Newser) – For a guy who only dabbled unsuccessfully in Craigslist dating, Chris Lee resigned post-haste, and Gawker thinks it now knows why: Two more women, both transgender and one a prostitute, have come forward to say that they corresponded with the ex-congressman after seeing an ad in which he sought "a sexy ts/cd that i can spoil."

"Yes, that's right," writes Remy Stern on Gawker: "a member of Congress posted a personal ad seeking transsexuals and crossdressers and even included a picture of himself, all without thinking twice, apparently." One woman had a near-identical shirtless photo of a man she alleges is Lee, but Gawker reports that ultimately both women stopped talking to the website. Click through for the photo and images of the ad.