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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...