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US: Gay Indiana mayor joins Democratic presidential hopefuls

US: Gay Indiana mayor joins Democratic presidential hopefuls

(Reuters) – Pete Buttigieg, the Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, launched an underdog 2020 bid for the White House on Wednesday, aiming to stand out as a problem-solving Midwestern outsider who would be the first openly gay nominee of a major US political party. The relatively unknown Buttigieg, 37, a two-term mayor of the […]

Mexico – First Openly Gay Mayor

Benjamin Medrano Quezada has just been elected as the first openly gay mayor of the very Catholic Fresnillo, Zacatecas. It is saiid to be one of the most violent cities in northern Mexico, known for drug wars and violence.  He was elected on 7th July, and is a singer and gay bar owner. However, the […]