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A conservative network of radio stations is refusing to air an interview with South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D). The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate did an interview with Blair Garner on his Nash FM show. The show is usually about country music. Garner said that Buttigieg reached out to him. “I think that our base tends to be more conservative,” he said during the interview. “And the fact that you, from the Democratic ticket, are the singular candidate to reach out and...

At an Iowa Democratic Party barbecue in Carroll County on Thursday, a man named Dave Bagley told South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg that recent troubles between South Bend, Indiana’s police department and its local black community would improve if black people would just “stop committing crime and doing drugs.” During a Q&A portion of the barbecue, Bagley said, “Mayor Pete, there has been some controversy in South Bend between the police and the black community, and I have a solution...

A third Indianapolis Catholic high school has become embroiled in the local archdiocese’s war on LGBTQ teachers. This time, the school caved and fired a teacher for being in a same-sex marriage after the Archbishop threatened their existence. The archdiocese has admitted it instructed all schools under its umbrella to immediately enforce all employment contracts – effectively a blanket order to fire any LGBTQ staff members. Over 70 schools in central Indiana are under the archdiocese’s administration. “To effectively bear witness...

A conservative radio host and Christian pastor complained that gay people have stolen the terms “husband” and “wife” from straight people, and straight people are now calling each other “partners” because they’re “weak.” Jesse Lee Peterson discussed South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on his show this past Tuesday, and he got into a rant about how gay people who are married refer to their spouses with words that people have been using for centuries. “Now they’re...

A former Indiana lawmaker said that he doesn’t believe that South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg would make a good president because gay men die young and Buttigieg will therefore die while in office. Obviously, the claim is untrue. Don Boys, a former member of the Indiana House and an evangelist who wrote a book entitled Muslim Invasion: The Fuse is Burning!, wrote a blog post entitled “Pete, Since You Brought it Up, How ‘Gay’ Are You?” Such a defensive title suggests...
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"I realized that you only get to be one person." Pete Buttigieg sat down with Rachel Maddow for a wide ranging interview, including opening up about how difficult it was to be closeted and what it took for him to come out. Buttigieg came out in 2015, while serving as mayor of South Bend, Indiana, a position he still holds today. Maddow noted that she had come out while still in college, becoming the first openly gay American Rhodes Scholar. She...
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A video from a waitress who was called a “fag” by a customer has gone viral. Michele Crider works at the Dash-In restaurant in Fort Wayne, Indiana. In a Facebook video, she said that she was working the lunch shift this past Tuesday when two men came into the restaurant. They weren’t friendly and ate quickly, but she didn’t think much of it. She left them the check, and when she went to pick it up she found a message written on...
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A florist in Avon, Indiana, refused to sell wedding flowers to a gay couple according to one of the men. David Elliott says he and his partner, Daniel Collins, were refused service when the shop owner realized the wedding didn’t include a bride. Elliott posted on Facebook, “This morning I went in to look at flowers for my upcoming wedding. I was told to speak with the owner. When she came forward she asked me the date of my wedding. I told...
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Gay Democratic mayor in Indiana is tipped by Obama to be a rising star in the party, and could even one day be president The mayor of an Indiana city has married his partner and celebrated at a Pride event. South Bend mayor Peter Buttigieg, 36, and Chasten Glezman, wed in Indiana at the weekend. Buttigieg was named by President Barack Obama as a rising star in the Democratic Party. In the article for Politico, he was even tipped as a possibility...
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The evangelical Christian college forbids its staff to engage in homosexual behavior A recent graduate of Bethel College, an evangelical Christian liberal arts college in Mishawaka, Indiana, claims he lost his on-campus job because he is gay. Kyle Walterhouse, an aspiring music teacher, worked summers at the college cleaning dorms and other buildings. Walterhouse tells the South Bend Tribune that, as a student, he signed the school’s covenant that forbids homosexual behavior and also defines marriage as being between a cisgender man...
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When Ben Martella and Alec Jansen got picked up from Butler University, they thought they’d be on a simple lyft ride to Broad Ripple, Indianapolis. Sadly, that’s not what they got. While the couple was riding towards their destination, they decided to share a quick kiss. Once their lyft driver saw this, he ordered them to get out. When the two found themselves standing on the corner of Meridian and Westfield around 5 p.m. on May 5, they were deeply upset. "We...
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Indiana University now has its first openly gay & active athlete, and his story behind getting to where he is know is truly inspirational. Clark Carter, a member of the school's diving team, has told his emotional and poignant story to OutSports about how he came out not just at their university, but also at University of Wisconsin, a school he was at his freshmen year, before transferring to University of Indiana. He played on the hockey team during his years...
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South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg announced his engagement on social media. On Thursday, Buttigieg announced through Facebook that he’s gotten engaged to his partner Chasten Glezman. Buttigieg and Glezmen, who’s a school teacher, announced their excitement for their future together. On top of that, Buttgieg is an openly gay politician who’s on the rise. He came out in an essay in 2015 where he confessed its been hard for him to accept his sexuality. “Like most people, I would like to get...

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BBC One’s new Christmas advert is the latest to features a same-sex couple. The festive scenes promote equality and show off the diversity of modern-day...

Earlier this month, we showed you the SHU Rugby players taking it all off for the naked Mannequin Challenge, and this week, a Russian...