Monday, November 28, 2011

PFLAG National Statement on Barney Frank's Decision to Leave Congress at the End of Term

PFLAG National would like to thank Congressman Barney Frank for his years of commitment and support to advancing equality through family acceptance, community education and advocacy. 

As a member of Congress for nearly 30 years, Rep. Barney Frank has been a leader in advocating for the rights of LGBT people. He supported key pieces of legislation, including the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, and provided a powerful role model for other LGBT people to get involved in all levels of government and civic engagement. As the first openly gay member of Congress, he has paved the way for leaders like Tammy Baldwin, Jared Polis, and David Cicilline.

PFLAG National was honored to have him join us at our  2011 Convention, where he spoke about the power of PFLAG and family acceptance, both of which he experienced personally through his late mother, Elsie Frank, one of the founders of Greater Boston PFLAG.  

The power of family acceptance and the unique voice it has in LGBT advocacy is just one of Rep. Frank’s legacies from his years of service to our country. We will miss his strong voice at the Congressional level in support of equality, but we look forward to continuing the work we started together, including passing a federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in the workplace, when Rep. Frank leaves office.


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