We must fight for fully inclusive hate-crimes laws in Pennsylvania and beyond, says Rep. Brian Sims.
'There is no place in Pennsylvania where people are pretending that [LGBT people] don't exist more than they are here in the capitol,' says the out lawmaker.
Philadelphia's Republican governor is making waves with his newly expressed support for employment nondiscrimination protections for LGBT people in his state.
Pennsylvania Rep. Brian Sims wrote a Facebook status update in response to governor Tom Corbett's interview on Friday, in which the Republican governor compared same-sex marriage to incest.
Pennsylvania's first openly gay elected official on being an out athlete, Russia's antigay Winter Olympics, and serving the Northeast's lone marriage equality holdout.