Congressman Barney Frank to Marry Longtime Boyfriend

Well, I guess Barney Frank has more time on his hands to be a family man now that he won’t be my US Representative in the new Congress.

I’m no supporter of gay marriage but despite my preferences and morals, I wish the two of them well with a long, happy life together…in retirement, perhaps in Maine if not remaining here in Mass.  Heck, I’m being redistricted out of what would’ve been his district anyway!

Retiring Rep. Barney Frank, a gay pioneer in Congress, said Thursday that he will marry his longtime partner, Jim Ready.

Frank spokesman Harry Gural said the liberal Massachusetts Democrat’s wedding will be in his home state, but that no date had been set.

Ready, 42, lives in Ogunquit, Maine. He has a small business doing custom awnings, carpentry, painting, welding and other general handyman services, Gural said. Ready is also a photographer. The two men have been together since spring 2007.

“Look, I have a partner now, Jim Ready; I have an emotional attachment. I’m in love for the first time in my life,” Frank said on the show.…

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