In a speech Sunday at the LGBTQ Victory Fund Brunch, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg slammed Vice President Mike Pence while praising his marriage to husband Chasten Buttigieg for bringing him “closer to God.”
"It has made me more compassionate, more understanding, more self-aware and more decent. My marriage to Chasten has… https://t.co/3oVAl9TXSO— LGBTQ Victory Fund (@LGBTQ Victory Fund)1554657147.0
.@PeteButtigieg talking being gay & Pence at LGBTQ Victory Fund brunch “My marriage has made me a better man. And y… https://t.co/Z0CjxqGjQq— Edward-Isaac Dovere (@Edward-Isaac Dovere)1554656656.0
During his speech, Buttigieg also spoke of his early struggles identifying as an LGBTQ youth.
Mayor Pete Buttigieg on early struggles: “If you had offered me a pill that would have made me straight, I would ha… https://t.co/Di7vSpSS26— Chris Johnson (@Chris Johnson)1554656564.0
On a side note, Buttigieg’s music choice appears to have been on-point:
Pete Buttigieg’s walk-in music at the Victory Fund’s national brunch: “Mr. Brightside.” Buttigieg’s walk-out music: “Don’t Stop Me Now.”— Scott Bixby (@Scott Bixby)1554657053.0
You can watch the full speech below: