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WASHINGTON — Speaking before the LGBTQ Victory Fund in Washington, D.C., the openly homosexual mayor of South Bend, Indiana and now Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg recently asserted that if someone takes issue with his homosexuality, their problem is really with his maker.
“[I]f you have a problem with who I am, then your problem is not with me. Your quarrel, sir, is with my Creator,” he said at the April 7 fundraising event.
Buttigieg explained that he used to desire to rid himself of feelings toward the same sex, but concluded that if he had, he would not have met the man who is now his “husband.”
“People talk about marriage equality as a moral issue, and it is certainly a moral issue as far as I’m concerned. It’s a moral issue because being married to Chasten has made me a better human being,” he stated. “[I]t has made me more compassionate, more understanding, more self-aware, and more decent. My marriage to Chasten has made me a better man.”
“And yes, mister vice president, it has moved me closer to God,” Buttigieg added, generating applause.
He also claimed to those gathered that rejecting one’s homosexual temptations “puts you at war not only with yourself, but with your Maker.”
“You may be religious, and you may not. But if you are, and you are also queer, and you have come through the other side of a period of wishing that you weren’t,
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