Why Pete
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Why Pete

As a Gay Christian, Pete Buttigieg is uniquely qualified to go up against the hypocritical Religious Right.

Trust me, I used to be one of them. He’s their worst nightmare.

I was born in 1980, in the early days of the unholy union between Evangelical Christianity and the Conservative wing of the country’s two political parties. They joined forces and supported each other’s causes: family values, fiscal responsibility, limited government (at least in cases that pertained to religious freedom). I remember being in 3rd Grade knowing nothing about politics…

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MJ Corkern

MJ Corkern

“People like to laugh at you cause they are all the same; I would rather we just go our different way than play the game.” -Pink