Tag Archives: Barney Frank

Gingrich: Put Barney Frank In Jail

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Barney Frank – It Gets Better

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Barney Frank: America Will Oppose Future Aid To Uganda If “Kill Gays” Bill Passes

“I was pleased when the Financial Services Committee overwhelmingly, in a bipartisan way, voted in favor of my amendment urging the Secretary of the Treasury to oppose any financial assistance from multilateral development institutions to countries that persecute people on the basis of their sexual orientation, gender identity or religious beliefs. In the discussion of the amendment I offered, I …

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ENDA Reintroduced In House

The doomed-from-the-start 2011 edition of ENDA was introduced yesterday by Rep. Barney Frank. Chris Geidner reports at Metro Weekly: At the end of the 111th Congress, 203 members of the 435-member body had joined Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) in co-sponsoring the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. The jobs protection bill, though only 14 members away from having a majority of the House …

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House Democrats To Boehner: What Are Your Plans Regarding DOMA Defense?

Via press release, a letter from the six House Democrats who are lead sponsors of the bill to repeal DOMA. Dear Mr. Speaker, It is our understanding that deadlines for Congressional action are fast approaching and that House General Counsel or outside counsel retained to represent the House must appear and move to intervene or otherwise participate, if it chooses …

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ENDA To Be Reintroduced In House

Rep. Barney Frank will reintroduce the trans-inclusive version of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) this week. Metro Weekly’s Chris Geidner reports that even Frank has no illusions about the bill’s chances. Although the bill is not expected to move forward in the House under the leadership of Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), Frank, talking with Metro Weekly on Sunday, March 27, …

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Quote Of The Day – Barney Frank

“What do I say to the idea that this [DOMA] is a wedge issue? I say ‘Hallelujah.’ The fact that we’ve now evolved to the point where the Republicans are complaining about the fact that we introduced this bill because it causes them political problems is a great sign of progress. It used to be the other way around.” – …

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House Committee Passes Bill Discouraging Financial Aid To Anti-Gay Nations

The U.S. House Financial Services Committee today approved Rep. Barney Frank’s budget amendment that would discourage the granting of foreign aid to nations that engage in the “physical persecution” of their citizens on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identify. Michelle Garcia reports at the Advocate: The text of the amendment reads: “The Committee urges Treasury to advocate that …

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Rep. Barney Frank Rips Christian Network Reporter Over Dumbass DADT Question

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Barney Frank On The Radical Homosexual Agenda: Two Down, Two To Go

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Barney Frank: I’m Not A Girly Man

“I’ll confess that I left my purse at home.” Starts at 3:15.

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Quote Of The Day – Barney Frank

“It’s one thing to have a gay person in the abstract. It’s another to see that person as part of a living, breathing couple. How would a gay presidential candidate have a celebratory kiss with his partner after winning the New Hampshire primary? The sight of two women kissing has not been as distressful to people as the sight of …

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Barney Frank Is Confident About DADT

The Senate vote is tomorrow.

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Rep. Barney Frank On House Democrats’ Rejection Of Obama’s Tax Compromise

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Frank: If DADT Doesn’t Pass, Obama Has No Moral Right To Defend It In Court

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Quote Of The Day – Rep. Barney Frank

“Next year there’s no chance of anything happening. There’s zero chance. We got five Republican votes out of 179 to repeal ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.’ The Republicans have become much more anti-gay in their voting patterns. There is zero chance of anything good happening with Republicans in control of the House.” – Rep. Barney Frank, telling the Washington Blade that …

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MASSACHUSETTS: Barney Frank Wins, GOProud Wastes Big Bucks Opposing Him

The best part about Barney Frank’s win is that GOProud just pissed away a shitload of money running ads in support of anti-gay teabagger Sean Bielat, who infamously said that since short people don’t complain about not getting into the military, queers should just shut the fuck up. Let’s all turn and give GOProud our best Nelson Munz: HA HA!

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Barney Frank Vs. Sean Bielat

As seen through the wingnut lens of Sean Hannity.

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Log Cabin Republicans File Brief Requesting Lift Of Stay On DADT Overturn

Read the entire brief here (PDF). Lambda Legal has filed an amicus brief in support of the LCR. And so has Servicemembers United: “Servicemembers United used the opportunity to submit a ‘Friend of the Court’ brief to advance the argument that our members, our organization, and the American public would be irreparably harmed if the stay is kept in place,” …

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MASSACHUSETTS: Poll Shows Barney Frank Leading Sean Bielat By 13 Points

A just-released poll shows Rep. Barney Frank leading GOP candidate Sean Bielat by 13 points, a tighter margin than some had expected.

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