Frank, who was first elected to Congress in 1980, came out in 1987, the first member of Congress to do so voluntarily. In his three-decade career, he developed a reputation for acerbic wit, once telling a conservative heckler that talking to her was like “trying to have a conversation with a dining room table”. He served as chairman of the House Financial Services Committee from 2007 to 2011, serving as ranking member after the Republican party won a majority in 2010.
Frank and Ready met in 2005 and began their relationship in 2007, shortly after the death of Ready’s partner. The two have not yet announced a date.
In a New York Times investigative report inside an exclusive Wall Street society party, a member of the University of Richmond’s Board of Trustees was recorded making sexist and homophobic comments. The New York Times article details a number of extravagant happenings and goings on at the event, but an audio recording claims to capture [...]