Thanks for your work for LGBTQ liberation with a host of photos including silvia rivera and bayard rustin, and a photo of mayor pete with the caption "not you" over his face. Image by Eli Erlick

Teaser – Mayor Pete sacrificed himself; he will sacrifice anyone (e74)

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We discuss former Mayor Pete’s horrific record in South Bend, how he’s decided to stop reading LGBTQIA media entirely because it criticized him, and what it means for someone to know they’re queer, but stay in the closet in order to pursue political power. Kade asks, poignantly, “someone who will sacrifice something that is that intimate to their personhood in pursuit of their political ambitions will sacrifice anyone.” And we discuss the meme LGBTQ: Let’s Get Buttigieg to Quit.



Queers Not Here for Mayor Pete:

News Reports on Pete:

The Intercept: “white officers discussed at length a plan to persuade Buttigieg to fire Boykins, using two Buttigieg donors as go-betweens. ‘It is going to be a fun time when all white people are in charge,’ one officer is quoted saying”

Salon: Pete said “if you had shown me exactly what it was inside me that made me gay, I would have cut it out with a knife. If you had offered me a pill to make me straight, I would’ve swallowed it before you had time to give me a sip of water,”

Image by Eli Erlick

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