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Politicians who have come out of closet
Some political figures besides New Jersey Gov. James McGreevey who have publicly declared their sexual orientation:
Republican Arizona Rep. Jim Kolbe, who announced he is gay in a public statement in 1996.
Democratic Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank, who acknowledged he is gay in an interview with The Boston Globe in 1987.
Former Maryland Rep. Robert Bauman, who was defeated after eight years in Congress in 1980 after acknowledging he had "homosexual tendencies."
Former Democratic Rep. Gerry Studds of Massachusetts, who acknowledged he was gay after revelations in 1983 that he had had a homosexual relationship with a congressional page.
On the Net: Gay or Lesbian Politicians, openly acknowledged or widely known after death: http://politicalgraveyard.com/group/gay-lesbian.html