The Weeds

In politics, you’re often told not to get lost in the weeds. But we love the weeds! That’s where politics becomes policy – the stuff that shapes our lives. Every Tuesday and Friday, Matthew Yglesias is joined by Ezra Klein, Dara Lind, Jane Coaston and other Vox voices to dig into the weeds on important national issues, including healthcare, immigration, housing, and everything else that matters. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.


episode 400: Mayor Pete and the state LGBT politics

Jane, Dara, and Matt on queer politics after marriage equality.


"Before Stonewall" by Jane Coaston, MTV News

"My Mayor Pete Problem" by Dale Peck, New Republic

"Last Men Standing" by Erin Allday, SF Chronicle

"You Wanted Same-Sex Marriage? Now You Have Pete Buttigieg." by Shannon Keating, BuzzFeed

"The Struggle for Gay Rights Is Over" by James Kirchick, Atlantic

Census & LGBT Demographic Studies Archive, The Williams Institute

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Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior Correspondent, Vox

Jane Coaston (@cjane87), Senior politics correspondent, Vox

Dara Lind (@DLind), Immigration reporter, ProPublica

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