Last night at a reception for the University of Toronto's Mark S. Bonham Centre For Sexuality Diversity Studies (of which I'm proudly an alumni), Congressman Barney Frank gave a lovely, inspiring speech about, among other things, why he decided to come out 25 years ago, and what it's been like being an openly gay politician ever since. Agree with his politics or not, its hard to deny how eloquent and charming Frank is: