Gerry Eastman Studds (/ˈɡɛri/; May 12, 1937 – October 14, 2006) was an American Democratic Congressman from Massachusetts who served from 1973 until 1997. He was the first openly gay member of Congress. In 1983 he was censured by the House of Representatives after he admitted to a consensual relationship with a 17-year-old page.
Gerry is both a surname and a masculine or feminine given name. As a given name, it is often a short form (hypocorism) of Gerald or Geraldine. Notable people with the name include:
Nate Gerry is an American football player from Sioux Falls, South Dakota who plays as a safety for the Philadelphia Eagles football team.