This is the number of searches you have performed with ecosia. This is the number of searches you have performed with ecosia. There has never been an openly gay president of the united states, but some historians have argued that james buchanan, the only president who never shared the white house with a first lady, may have had feelings for a member of the same sex. ( b ju k n n april 23, 1791 june 1, 1868) served as the 15th president of the united states from 1857 to 1861, serving directly prior to the american civil war. A member of the democratic party for much of his career, buchanan served as secretary of state and represented pennsylvania in both houses of the u. James buchanan, the only president to remain a bachelor his entire life, may have also been the first gay president in u. Democrat pete buttigieg reflects on running as openly gay presidential candidate nbc news. Former liberal-leaning gay couple now support president trump. Husband after pete buttigieg first shared presidential aspirations for real. First things first the theme song of the week is from the television show beverly hills, 90210. If elected, you would be the first openly gay president of the united states, stephen colbert said to pete buttigieg after the mayor of south bend, ind. In january 2012, president higgins agreed to become the patron of clans of ireland, including its order of merit. On the presidents behalf, minister for transport, tourism and sport leo varadkar, awarded companionship in this order of clans of ireland to several nominees at a ceremony in the mansion house, dublin on . Its presidents day, when we salute george washington (who was actually born on february 22) and all our commanders in chief. While weve never had an out president (yet), gay people have. No matter which side of the aisle you align with -- or, hell, even if youre standing in the aisle -- theres at least one or two presidents whose lives you view with rose-tinted glasses on.