Barney Frank on Pete Buttigieg: 'Prejudice is diminishing'
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30 years ago, coming out as a gay politician had a much different effect. Former Congressman Barney Frank once said that when he came out to then-House Speaker Tip O'Neill, O'Neill told Frank he was "sorry to hear it," because O'Neill thought it would limit Frank's political future. Fast-forward to today, and we're seeing an openly gay candidate rising in the polls for the Democratic presidential nomination.April 18, 2019