Gerry Eastman Studds was an American Democratic Congressman from Massachusetts who Studds was a central figure in the Congressional page sex scandal, when he and Representative Dan Crane were each separately.
The Congressional Page sex scandal was a political scandal in the United States involving members of the United States House of Representatives. On July 14, , the House Ethics Committee recommended that Rep. Dan Crane (R-IL) and Rep. Gerry Studds (D-MA) be reprimanded for having engaged in sexual.
Rep. Gerry Studds, Massachusetts Democrat, was re-elected five times voters have sent to Congress a man dogged by a teen sex scandal.
The recent sex scandal involving US Congressman Mark Foley and a male Congressional page propelled Gerry Studds, the first openly gay.