Season 11: Episode 5: Robert Bauman

Season 11: Episode 5: Robert Bauman

Season 11: Episode 5: Robert Bauman

Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive - December 1, 2022 - 30:19

In 1980, conservative congressman Robert Bauman was caught soliciting sex from a 16-year-old boy. The scandal landed the married father of four on the front page of newspapers across the country. It spelled the end of his political career—and the start of a years-long journey toward self-acceptance.Visit our episode webpage for background information, archival photos, and other resources, as well as a transcript of the episode.For exclusive Making Gay History bonus content, join our Patreon community.———

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