Barney Frank Weds Jim Ready

This past weekend, in a ceremony officiated by Massachusetts’ governor, Deval Patrick, Representative¬†Barney Frank, married his longtime boyfriend, Jim Ready, reports¬†Michael M. Grynbaum for The New York Times. The two met in 2005 at a political fundraiser where Ready told Frank that “I had a crush on him for 20 years.” Ready was a teenager in 1987 when Frank became “the first sitting member of Congress to volunteer that he was gay,” writes Grynbaum. “He is now the first to be married to a partner of the same sex.”

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