U.S. Rep. Barney Frank First Congressman to Enter Same-Sex Marriage - Photos
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U.S. Rep. Barney Frank First Congressman to Enter Same-Sex Marriage - Photos

Newton : MA : USA | Jul 08, 2012 at 5:29 AM PDT
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(Check It Out! Photos!) Rep. Barney Frank from Massachusetts's 4th district became the first member of the U.S. House of the Representative to have a gay wedding after marrying his longtime partner Jim Ready on Saturday, July 7, 2012.

The couple tied the knot in front of 300 guests, family, friends and colleagues. The two first met in 2005 at a political event. Ready, 42, from Ogunquit, Maine, said, "I told him I had a crush on him for 20 years.” The couple shared more than 5 years of relationship and decides to get married this year.

Rep. Barney Frank, 72, member of Democratic party has served in Congress since 1981 and considered the most prominent gay politician in the United States.

Images courtesy of Reuters.

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U.S. Representative Barney Frank (D-MA) (L) and his partner James Ready pose during their wedding reception in this handout photo taken in Newton,Massachusetts received by Reuters July 7, 2012.
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