Barney Frank, 70: Discrimination Against LGBTS Will End Before I Die

We are on the verge of major breakthroughs. … I can foresee now an end to legal inequality based on sexual orientation and gender equality some time in my lifetime.

—Rep. Barney Frank, who is serving his 17th term in Congress and celebrated his 70th birthday this week, and has an estimated 13.55 years left to live, thinks Obama’s recent DOMA decision and the coming repeal of DADT is the biggest indicators that today’s institutional discrimination will be a memory sooner rather than later [via]