The Roman Catholic high school that Pete Buttigieg attended has a policy against hiring educators in same-sex relationships, HuffPost has learned. Buttigieg publicly came out as gay in and married his partner, Chasten Buttigieg, last year. It is unclear if anyone has been explicitly barred from employment or fired because of their marital status at Fort Wayne-South Bend diocese schools. The Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese also disapproves of transgender and gender non-conforming students. Still, Simerman maintained that the diocese is accepting of gay people, despite its policies. Buttigieg appears to have maintained a relationship with Saint Joseph High School over the years.
Pete Buttigieg, a. Despite his youth and local experience, the Internet has been fangirling over the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, who is openly gay and married to husband Chasten Glezman who now goes by Chasten Buttigieg on social media. It's not hard to see why: Pete, a veteran and scholar, is charismatic and whip-smart, and has been described as the future of the Democratic party by Obama himself. Here's everything we know about Chasten, our potential first-ever "First Gentleman.
The articulate, scholarly and charismatic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, who also happens to be gay, has only been in the race for a few weeks. Most polls place him in the top five among 23 announced candidates. Back in March, I wrote in this space that Buttigieg is special. I said he triggered emotions in a way I hadn't felt since Barack Obama announced his historic presidential candidacy in
Naval Reserve officer who has served as mayor of South Bend, Indiana , since He is one of three combat veterans running for the Democratic Party nomination in the United States presidential election. Buttigieg was elected mayor of South Bend in and reelected in