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Barney Frank Sounds Off On Rumors About Aaron Schock's Sexuality

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) is the latest to sound off on the persistent rumors surrounding soon-to-be-ex Republican Congressman Aaron Schock's...

Barney Frank Powerfully Disproves Ben Carson's Comments On Homosexuality

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Barney Frank became a spokesman for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality as the country's first congressman to voluntarily come out, and in...

Barney Frank Says It's More Popular Being Gay Today Than It Is Being A Politician

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) opened up Wednesday about how the perception of being gay vs. being a politician has changed over the years. In ...

Amanda Terkel

Barney Frank 'Strongly Opposes' Chuck Hagel As Defense Secretary | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Outgoing Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) announced on Monday that he "strongly opposes" the potential nomination of Chuck Hagel as Defense S...

Barney Frank Recalls Coming Out To Colleagues

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

Outgoing Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) recently spoke with the Washington Post's Ed O'Keefe about the process of becoming the first openly gay congressi...

Jennifer Bendery

Barney Frank Torches Log Cabin Republicans: 'Many Of Them Are Nice. So Was Uncle Tom.' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) says he's not surprised that Log Cabin Republicans were offended when he compared them to Uncle Tom last wee...

Congressman Barney Frank On LGBT Youth And Being Openly Gay In Congress

Mike Spradley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mike Spradley

As I reflect on my search for LGBT role models in the '70s and '80s, I realize that they were few and far between. That's why Congressman Barney Frank's coming out in 1987 set the federal stage for future lawmakers, and why he is a historic figure in American LGBT history.

Barney Frank Is In Love

Boston Globe | Joanna Weiss | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics

Barney Frank is in love. This is not exactly news -- he's getting married in July -- but it's still striking, the way a congressman who has cultivated...