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Pete Buttigieg helps 9-year-old boy come out

This is the heartwarming moment when 9-year-old Zachary asked Pete Buttigieg to help him tell the world he's gay.

A touching question for presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg

The announcer at Buttigieg’s rally had a personal question to ask him from a 9-year-old boy. “The next question comes from Zachary, age 9. And this is a really touching question. He says, "Thank you for being so brave. Would you help me tell the world I'm gay, too? I want to be brave like you.", she announced at the rally.

Love is love

“Zachary, if you’re here and you want to give a wave, let me know. Hey!”, Buttigieg stated before inviting Zachary on stage. He continued, “Thank you very much. This is for me? Did you make it. Zachary just gave me something he made. I’m going to be wearing it tonight. Thanks very much for that.”

Buttigieg’s advice to Zachary

"Well, I don't think you need a lot of advice for me on bravery. You seem pretty strong to me. It took me a long time to figure out how to tell even my best friend that I was gay, let alone to go out there and tell the world. And to see you willing to come to terms with who you are in a room full of 1,000 people, thousands of people you've never met that's, that's really something."

“So, let me tell you a couple things that might be useful. The first thing is that it won’t always be easy. But that’s OK. Because you know who you are. And that’s really important. Because when you know who you are, you have a center of gravity that can hold you together when all kinds of chaos is happening around you. The second thing I want you to know is that you’ll never know who’s taking their lead from you. Who’s watching you. And deciding that they can be a little braver because you have been brave.”

"When I was trying to figure out who I was, I was afraid that who I was might mean that I could never make a difference. And what wound up happening instead is that it's a huge part of the difference I get to make. I never could have seen that coming, and you'll never know whose life you might be affecting right now, just by standing here. There's a lot of power in that. And the last thing I want you to know is, even if I can’t promise that it will always be easy, I can promise you that I’m gonna be rooting for you. And I think there’s a whole bunch of people that are going to be rooting for you every step of the way.”, Buttigieg concluded.

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02/24/2020 9:27 PM

209 comments

  • Aaryn M.
    03/13/2020 10:05

    😢😢

  • Xavier P.
    03/05/2020 12:35

    A nine year old child knows he is gay? And an adult calls him on stage to cheer him. Crazy

  • Shreyas A.
    03/04/2020 07:28

    Isn't 9 years of age just too early for someone to identify their sexual orientation? Are now kids being used to push homo propoganda ?

  • Asif K.
    03/03/2020 23:45

    Wtfk

  • Alan F.
    03/03/2020 18:57

    Scripted scripted scripted

  • Sharma R.
    03/03/2020 05:28

    We do realize they have Sex Education in their curriculum and with quit open society about human anatomy and reproduction people tend to understand sex quite early. Unlike our "cultural" India.

  • Brut India
    03/02/2020 06:06

    After losing momentum in his campaign, Pete Buttegieg drops out of race to the White House: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-51700771

  • Mohammed R.
    03/02/2020 00:47

    When I was 9 years old I was thinking about how I am gonna run from my mum to play soccer with the other kids Wtf

  • Mohammed R.
    03/02/2020 00:46

    9 years old is gay Is he allowed to have sex

  • Joseph L.
    03/02/2020 00:30

    Definitely, tis view & lifestyle is perverted & immoral. No matter, how you go around it, someday you'll regret it, but it will be too late.

  • Adithya N.
    03/01/2020 18:12

    To everyone who's talking about the boy being too young to realise he's gay, just tell us how old were you guys when you realized you were straight?

  • शि व.
    03/01/2020 10:19

    Mental disorder

  • Phoe N.
    03/01/2020 09:33

    God forbids.

  • Ashfaq K.
    03/01/2020 06:18

    Drinking age 18 smoking age 21, orientation age 9. A boy gets to puberty when he is around 12. 13. Where he pops the cherry 🍒. And here we have

  • Ashfaq K.
    03/01/2020 06:15

    Holy molly his ball arent matured yet and he knows about his orientation.

  • Luba V.
    03/01/2020 04:13

    He understands what's gay at this age.?my 9 yr old doesnt even know what gay means.its weird children aren't sex oriented until 10 .its hard to adjust with their own gender especially when your siblings are of opposite sex.they are just as confused as a any child would be.i find it sick

  • Robbie C.
    03/01/2020 02:01

    Romans 1:26 For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections:for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: 27 And likewise also the men , leaving the natural use of the woman,burned in their lust one towards another;men with men working that which unseemly,and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet. 28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge,God gave them over to a reprobate mind,to do those thing's which are not convenient

  • Zulfiqar R.
    02/29/2020 23:17

    Brave man humpers

  • Aparna K.
    02/29/2020 19:07

    At nine he is gay? Doesn't want to explore more or a marketing gimmick in which case, shameful

  • Ralph K.
    02/29/2020 18:53

    Brilliant!

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