Will Florida Elect a Gay Senator? Charlie Crist to Announce Run

The Pensacola News Journal reports that Florida Governor Charlie Crist, who is exposed as a gay man in the new documentary Outrage, will announce on Tuesday that he is running for the Senate:

Crist "Gov. Charlie Crist plans to make his long-awaited political
announcement on Tuesday, probably setting off a Republican chain
reaction by jumping into the race for retiring U.S Sen. Mel Martinez's
job…For several months, Crist has refused to say whether he would seek
re-election or run for the Senate, insisting that he was solely 'focused on Florida' through the legislative session…With Crist running for the Senate, a scramble for the governor's
mansion is assured. The entire Cabinet is likely to run, thus opening
up statewide races for those posts."

Outrage_small Crist is a major focus of Kirby Dick's new documentary Outrage, which exposes closeted politicians and their hypocritical voting records. The film shines an especially unflattering spotlight on Florida Governor Charlie Crist, devoting much of its time to the stories that have already been told
(by alternative press) about the governor, and his various
relationships with women which have fallen conveniently during campaign
periods. It also asks why mainstream media has refused to cover them. The
filmmakers attempted to talk to Kelly Heyniger (pictured, with Crist),
Crist's last girlfriend before marrying wife Carole Rome in the run-up
to McCain's VP pick. His relationship with Heyniger ended in 2007. The
filmmakers wanted to ask her about his sexuality. Heyniger told them: "I think I'll just keep my mouth shut…call me in 10 years and I'll tell you a story."

Outrage opened this weekend in San Francisco, West Hollywood, Philadelphia, New York, and Washington D.C..


  1. Lucrece says

    He supported amendment 2. Of all the potential to elect a gay senator, I certainly hope it’s not this man, assuming he’s gay.

  2. brian says

    “call me in 10 years and I’ll tell you a story”… how about a quarter hour, starting NOW?

  3. Andrew says

    He actually came out for Prop 2? I’m for outing him then and costing him the primary

  4. Michael says

    I thought he didn’t come out, so to speak, either way regarding Amendment 2. I might be wrong however.

  5. Godfrey says

    But, does anybody have any “TRUE” evidence that he is gay?

    Or are the producers of Outrage indirectly implying that he is so closeted that he is “celibate”!

    Who has slept with him??????

  6. says

    “I thought he didn’t come out, so to speak, either way regarding Amendment 2. I might be wrong however.”

    He did come out, in favor of Amendment 2. He may be closeted in his sexuality, but he was open about being anti-gay going into the last election.

  7. Disgusted American says

    If he’s Voted against LGBT people having Equality OUT HIM NOW! Not 10yrs from now…NOW! Ok Fellow Gays – someone somehwere knows something about someone who’s had HOT MANSEX with him…..come out come out where-ever you are!!!

  8. Oscar in Miami Beach says

    He’s very anti-gay.Why is he so virulent?.Who knows but the rumours grow and grow.Who ever knows is not talking.To much money passing hands under the table.