Pete Buttigieg Rips Florida’s New ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Law
Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg slammed Florida’s new “Don’t Say Gay” law, signed this week by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Buttigieg, the first openly gay man who has served in a presidential Cabinet and who together with his husband, Chasten Buttigieg, adopted twin infants last summer, explained that the new law banning any discussion about sexual orientation and gender identity in some elementary school grades ends up “hurting kids.”
“Look, bottom line, it’s hurting kids,” Buttigieg said about the Florida law. “I think about what life might be like for our kids when they start school. If they were in a place like Florida, it might stop them from mentioning they had a great time over the weekend with their dads.”
DeSantis has promoted the new law as a