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L-R Blair Garner, Pete Buttigieg, Eric Garner (photos via Instagram/BlairGarner) Blair Garner, whose country music radio show is heard in over 200 cities, was recently contacted by the presidential campaign of Mayor Pete Buttigieg requesting an interview. Garner openly admits he was “stunned” by the request considering his radio show isn’t political, and most country music fans tend to be on the conservative end of the political spectrum. But the veteran radio host also says he was “extremely flattered” by the approach. “One...

South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg. / Image via Instagram. A Tremendous Hater Mayor Pete, he ain’t it for me. But he deserves better than what he got from yesterday’s (since-deleted) Dale Peck essay in The New Republic. Tweets covering the Peck piece will be inserted at the end of this post. Mayor Pete’s brand of neoliberal Democratic Party wonkishness? We’ve tried it, and while some real progress has been made, specifically for the already-advantaged—for example, the white, upper-class-raised gay men such...

South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg. / Image via Instagram. A Tremendous Hater Mayor Pete, he ain’t it for me. But he deserves better than what he got from yesterday’s (since-deleted) Dale Peck essay in The New Republic. Mayor Pete’s brand of neoliberal Democratic Party wonkishness? We’ve tried it, and while some real progress has been made, specifically for the already-advantaged—for example, the white, upper-class-raised gay men such as myself and Mr. Buttigieg—many among the rest have slid further and further behind.  The...

South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg. / Image via Instagram. A Tremendous Hater Mayor Pete, he ain’t it for me. But he deserves better than what he got from yesterday’s (since-deleted) Dale Peck essay in The New Republic. Mayor Pete’s brand of neoliberal Democratic Party wonkishness? We’ve tried it, and while some real progress has been made, specifically for the already-advantaged—for example, the white, upper-class-raised gay men such as myself and Mr. Buttigieg—many among the rest have slid further and further behind.  The...

Conservative blogger (circled) posed racially-charged question at Buttigieg campaign event (screen capture) Speaking to voters in Iowa during an Independence Day event, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg clapped back at an attendee for making a racially-charged comment about black Americans. Due to the recent police shooting of an African American man in his hometown, Mayor Pete has encountered questions and scrutiny on matters related to race on the campaign trail. “Mayor Pete, there has been some controversy in South Bend between the...

Mayor Pete Buttigieg (screen capture) A film production company is currently shooting a documentary that will chronicle the presidential campaign of openly gay Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana. The production company, Story Syndicate, was founded by veteran filmmakers Dan Cogan (Oscar winner for Icarus) and Liz Garbus (Oscar-nominated for What Happened, Miss Simone?). According to Axios, the independently funded film will document Mayor Pete’s “rise to national attention.” Film crews have been seen filming at Buttigieg campaign events as well as...

I sat down with actor Drew Droege poolside in his backyard to record the seventh episode of my new podcast, The Fayme Report. During our interview, gays hating other gays, his upcoming one man show, representation in Hollywood and his thoughts on Pete Buttigieg all came up. On gays hating other gays: Drew Droege: That’s something that we all do. What’s great about us is that we celebrate our women and we celebrate...

Photo by LinkedIn Sales Navigator on UnsplashFor once, we’re happy to have a gay app story that isn’t about crime, arguments, or the Chinese government. Instead, we’ve got a story about how one happy couple is inspiring many more. Hinge is a dating app like many others except in one vein, it markets itself as being designed for deletion. At the end of the day, the app’s company wants users to actually meet people and get off the program. And...

Pete Buttigieg (Instagram) and Al Sharpton (TwitterRight-wing bloggers lost their (rhymes with kit) this week, as the Reverend Al Sharpton tweeted out a clip of his recent appearance on Msnbc’s “Deadline/WhiteHouse” with Nicole Wallace. In the clip, Sharpton addresses what he believes to be the biggest hurdle presidential candidate, Pete Buttigieg, has in winning over African American voters. That hurdle is homophobia. Reflecting on his recent, symbolic dinner with Buttigieg at Sylvia’s Soul Food Restaurant in Harlem, Sharpton acknowledged that...

Mayor Pete Buttigieg during Q&A at 92nd Street Y in NYC (screen capture)Democratic presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg was asked by the Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart during a Q&A at New York City’s 92nd Street Y Wednesday evening about homophobic comments leveled at the openly gay mayor by Vice President Mike Pence and evangelist Franklin Graham. Buttigieg has been very open about his personal faith as an Episcopalian, as well as the hypocrisy he sees in religion-based attacks on him. ...

Mayor Pete Buttigieg during Fox News town hall in Claremont, NH (screen capture)Openly gay Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg had an impressive showing Sunday night as he answered questions at a Fox News town hall event hosted by anchor Chris Wallace. While most Democratic candidates aren’t heading over to the conservative cable news outlet for coverage, Buttigieg defended the appearance. “If we don’t show up, the conservative media will tell our side of the story for us,” he told...

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