This Boy Wonder: On Race, Homosexuality, and the Buttigieg Dilemma

As a gay man, I can appreciate what it means for an out gay man to be a real Democratic contender — but as a black man, things are much more complicated.

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg waits to speak on Latino issues at Cal State LA on November 17, 2019.

This essay contains spoilers from James Baldwin’s 1962 novel, Another Country.