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  • I was always discreet in Bermuda, says Farmer

    01/18/2004 9:57:24 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 1 replies · 396+ views
    Royal Gazette ^ | 1/18/04
    BOB FARMER, treasurer for Democractic Massachusetts Senator John Kerry's newly resurgent Presidential campaign, used "discretion" about his sexuality while serving as a popular US Consul General in Bermuda.In a wide-ranging profile that appeared in The Advocate the national gay magazine in the US shortly after he retired as the top US diplomat in Bermuda, Mr. Farmer revealed he was the first homosexual to avoid being ensnared in a battle with conservative lawmakers during his confirmation hearings before the US Senate."Five years before the James Hormel debate, gay Democratic fund-raiser Robert Farmer served in the diplomatic corps," wrote The...