Barney Frank

Read the latest news about Barney Frank, who is considered one of the most prominent gay politicians in the United States. A graduate of Harvard University and Harvard Law School, Barney Frank went on to represent the 4th district of Massachusetts in the U.S. House of Representatives for several decades. He is also the former chair of the House Financial Services Committee. Frank was the first congressman to come out as gay of his own accord. Moreover, his former partner, Fannie Mae executive Herb Moses, was the first spouse to receive benefits from a same-sex partner in Congress.
In Memoir, Barney Frank Lives Up to His Name

In Memoir, Barney Frank Lives Up to His Name

The former congressman talks to The Advocate about his autobiography and, as we've grown to expect, doesn't hold back.

Op-ed: What Barney Frank Still Gets Wrong on ENDA

Op-ed: What Barney Frank Still Gets Wrong on ENDA

Former congressman Barney Frank is sticking by the decision to exclude transgender workers from protection under ENDA in 2007. Here's why that's still problematic.

WATCH: Barney Frank Dishes on Cynicism and the Macarena With Seth Meyers

WATCH: Barney Frank on Cynicism and the Macarena

The gay political pioneer shares his feelings on the new documentary about his life and why some songs were banned from his wedding.

WATCH: Barney's Frank's Emotional ENDA Pitch Still Resonates

WATCH: Frank's Emotional ENDA Pitch Still Resonates

Although the gay congressman retired from the House earlier this year, his very personal pitch to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act back in 2007 is still relevant today.

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