Out100: The Activists Who Shaped 2013

The LGBT lawyers, doctors, activists, thinkers, and homecoming queens who changed the world.

BY Advocate Contributors

November 13 2013 10:00 AM ET

 

Brian Sims
Politician
Photography by Danielle Levitt

From Out:

Pennsylvania was the largest U.S. state never to elect an out LGBT legislator, until Sims changed that. A Democratic representative in the state’s General Assembly, he says his dream is simple: “Pennsylvania doesn’t have a single LGBT civil rights law, and I want to ensure we’re protecting all our citizens.”

Photographed at Fast Ashley’s Studio in Brooklyn, N.Y., on September 5, 2013

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