Steve Gunderson

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Birthday
10, 1951
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
10, 1951 (age 67)
Birthplace
Wisconsin

About

Former congressman from Wisconsin who became the first openly gay Republican congressman after he was outed on the House floor in 1994. He served his state in the House from 1981 to 1997.

Before Fame

He studied at the Brown School of Broadcasting in Minneapolis after attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Trivia

He was the only Republican in Congress to vote against the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996.

Family Life

After he left congress he moved to Arlington, Virginia, with his partner, Jonathan Stevens.

Associated With

Like Barney Frank, he was one of the first openly gay members of the House of Representatives.