Pete & Chasten celebrate their anniversary with heartwarming photos

Chasten and Pete Buttigieg
Chasten and Pete Buttigieg Photo: Pete Buttigieg's Facebook

Out Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and his husband Chasten celebrated their third anniversary today by sharing heartwarming pictures and sweet messages for one another.

“Happy Anniversary, @PeteButtigieg! Was that really only three years?” Chasten tweeted with a winking emoji and pictures of the happy couple.

Related: Pete Buttigieg sworn in as the first out Cabinet Secretary in touching ceremony with Kamala Harris

“Three years since @Chasten and I said ‘I do’ and I still can’t believe my good fortune,” Pete wrote. “Happy anniversary, love!”

Pete was the mayor of South Bend, Indiana when he announced that he was engaged to Chasten in a post on Facebook on December 14, 2017.

“He said yes! Can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with Chasten Glezman,” then Mayor Pete wrote.

Devout Christians, they got married at the Cathedral of St. James in South Bend the following June 16.

Throughout his presidential campaign, Pete never shied away from discussing his marriage to Chasten and kissed his husband after he officially announced his campaign, which is a completely normal gesture for heterosexual candidates that still got a lot of attention from both supporters and anti-LGBTQ commentators.

Meanwhile, Chasten has built up an online presence of his own, authored a memoir, and has become a strong advocate of liberal ideals.

So it’s not surprising that the couple got a lot of love for their anniversary messages.

Don't forget to share:

Good News is your section for queer joy! Subscribe to our newsletter to get the most positive and fun stories from the site delivered to your inbox every weekend. Send us your suggestions for uplifiting and inspiring stories.

Support vital LGBTQ+ journalism

Reader contributions help keep LGBTQ Nation free, so that queer people get the news they need, with stories that mainstream media often leaves out. Can you contribute today?

Cancel anytime · Proudly LGBTQ+ owned and operated