Barney Frank To Speak At Peters Event

By Shelby Clark

ROYAL OAK - Openly gay politician, Barney Frank, will be in metro-Detroit this week as a guest at a reception honoring Congressman Gary Peters.

Considered the most prominent gay politician in the U.S., Frank served as a U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts from 1981 to 2013. Frank is known for his advocacy for LGBT rights.

Congressman Peters, who is running as a candidate for U.S. Senate, will have his reception at the home of Michael "Chet" Chetcuti and Kyle Evans at 827 E. Fourth St., Royal Oak.

Those interested in attending can RSVP to Elisa Malile at 248-318-5421 or The reception runs from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 5. Tickets for the event range from $250 to $2,600.

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