"Robert James "Bob" Brown" is an Australian former politician, medical doctor, environmentalist, former Australian Senate/Senator and former Parliamentary Leader of the Australian Greens. Brown was elected to the Australian Senate on the Tasmanian Greens ticket, joining with sitting Greens Western Australia senator Dee Margetts to form the first group of Australian Greens senators following the Australian federal election, 1996/1996 federal election. He was re-elected in Australian federal election, 2001/2001 and in Australian federal election, 2007/2007. He was List of the first LGBT holders of political offices/the first openly gay member of the Parliament of Australia, and the first openly gay leader of an Australian political party.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous politicians! More Bob Brown on Wikipedia.