Mayor Pete Is Gay Enough, but Gay Is Just One Letter in LGBTQ+

My dad, of all people, clued me into the scandal. “Did you hear?” he asked me. Although I am queer and on Twitter and he is neither, he had heard about the “Mayor Pete Is Not Gay Enough” controversy, and I had not.

The kerfuffle — I don’t want to give this situation more dignity than it deserves — centers on a statement Pete Buttigieg made in an interview