Pa. Gov. Comes Out for LGBT Employment Protections

Pa. Gov. Comes Out for LGBT Employment Protections

Philadelphia's Republican governor is making waves with his newly expressed support for employment nondiscrimination protections for LGBT people in his state.

Out Pa. Rep. Brian Sims Responds to Gov.'s Incest Comparison

Out Rep. Brian Sims Responds to Gov.'s Incest Comparison

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.

WATCH: Penn. Governor Awkwardly Compares Marriage Equality to Incest
October 08 2013 4:11 PM ET

WATCH: Penn. Governor Makes Incest Comparison

Gov. Corbett makes an awkward comparison about marriage equality and incest.

WATCH: Out State Rep. Brian Sims Introduces Pa. Marriage Equality Act
October 04 2013 11:26 AM ET

WATCH: Out Lawmaker Introduces Pa. Marriage Equality Act

Meanwhile, a state official said that extending marriage benefits to same-sex couples was like 'giving money to people's pets.'

No More Same-Sex Marriages in Pa., Orders Judge

Stop the Pa. Gay Weddings, Orders Judge

More than 170 same-sex couples have already received marriage licenses since county official D. Bruce Hanes announced in July that he'd defy state law and marry gay and lesbian couples.

Penn. AG Won't Defend State's Marriage Ban
September 12 2013 4:26 PM ET

Penn. AG Won't Defend State's Marriage Ban

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane said she "cannot ethically defend the constitutionality of Pennsylvania's version of DOMA. I believe it to be wholly unconstitutional."

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