What does Pete Buttigieg’s campaign mean for gay rights?

The sudden suspension of openly gay Democrat Pete Buttigieg’s campaign for President of the United States has changed the dynamic of LGBTQ political candidates throughout the country. In this video, The Fix’s Eugene Scott breaks down the former South Bend, Ind., mayor’s  presidential bid and what it could mean for gay rights in the future. Among the positive efforts is the confirmation that a gay candidate for a national office can win voter support across all segments of the population. Additionally, Buttigieg’s popularity reinforced public sentiment against the current efforts in Washington, DC, to restrict the rights of the LGBTQ population.

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