Frank announced in January his plans to marry longtime partner Jim Ready this July, before he retires from Congress, making him the first sitting member of Congress in a same-sex marriage.
“We’re having this in the city I live in, in Newton, Massachusetts, on a Saturday afternoon,” he told C-SPAN. “I don’t want to be accused of having shut down the entire region for a five-mile radius on a holiday weekend. I don’t want my guests going through a magnetometer.”
Massachusetts is one of six states, plus the District of Columbia, that legally recognizes marriages between couples of the same sex.