It’s not easy being the valentine of a gay member of Congress.It's kind of a "monkey in a cage" thing -- look at the weirdos!!! they're kinda like us too! -- but it's still sweet, though I request a check on the sanity of anyone who refers to Barney Frank as "hot."
Separated by great distances and long working hours, these patient partners sometimes find themselves hundreds of miles apart on special occasions and holidays. In rare instances, they’re subjected to different treatment than the spouses of straight lawmakers.
Despite the obstacles, two gay members of Congress have seen their relationships prosper and grow for years.
Was he, once? Meh, not really: