Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s ‘husband’ Chasten is doing a press junket, and he is attempting to garner sympathy as the ‘wife’ of sorts to the South Bend mayor turned sudden national contender.
Chasten told the Washington Post that he came from a conservative family in Michigan who struggled with realization of his homosexuality. They had felt Chasten’s lifestyle contradicted their strong Christian values.
Chasten described his childhood behavior as rather stereotypical. While his brothers were hunting, playing sports and dating girls, he was “inside reading Harry Potter or singing Celine Dion at the top of my lungs while my mom and I were dusting the cabinets.”
When Chasten came out of the closet to his family, they reacted with shock and disdain.
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