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Retiring Congressman Barney Frank is engaged to longtime partner Jim Ready. The Democratic Representative became the first Congressperson to publicly come out as gay in 1987. His home state of Massachusetts is also one of six states (along with the District of Columbia) that have legalized gay marriage so far. Frank and Ready have been dating since 2007.