Tag: Barney Frank

WATCH: Barney Frank on coming out

Via ThinkProgress, above is a clip of Congressman Barney Frank, D-Mass., talking about his decision to come out as gay in 1987, during a press conference today where he announced that he won’t seek re-election next year....

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BREAKING: Barney Frank to retire

Openly gay Congressman Barney Frank, D-Mass., is expected to announce his retirement today. Frank is the longest serving of four openly gay members of the U.S. House. The other three are Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., Jared Polis,...

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Stonewall Archives to honor Joel Burns

Joel Burns Officials with the Stonewall National Museum and Archives announced today that they will be presenting Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns with the Stonewall Spirit of Pride Award at the museum’s Our Stars...

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Frank to introduce ENDA; odds of passage slim

Federal ban on anti-LGBT job bias faces uphill climb in GOP-led House LISA KEEN  |  Keen News Service U.S. Rep. Barney Frank today announced he would soon re-introduce the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), characterizing...

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Bills to repeal DOMA introduced in House, Senate

Legislation seeking to overturn 1996 law has little chance of passage, but it arrives to a changing climate on same-sex marriage LISA KEEN | Keen News Service When U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, introduced the Respect for...

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Mission accomplished on DADT repeal

By Dave Guy-Gainer After the signing ceremony on Wednesday, 15 of us made the trek from C Street to the Mayflower Hotel on foot to have brunch. For the most part, the group was silent and being self-reflective. Major Mike Almy...

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WATCH: Tammy Baldwin at Black Tie

Congressman Barney Frank, D-Mass., told The Washington Blade on Tuesday there is “zero chance” of passing pro-equality legislation in the new Republican-controlled House next year. Three days before, Congresswoman...

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