Pa. Gov. Comes Out for LGBT Employment Protections
December 18 2013 2:48 PM ET

Pa. Gov. Comes Out for LGBT Employment Protections

Sunnivie Brydum

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
October 04 2013 4:29 PM ET

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

Nicholas Cimarusti

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 04 2013 12:44 PM ET October 08 2013 5:11 PM ET

WATCH: Penn. Governor Makes Incest Comparison

Michelle Garcia

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

WATCH: Out State Rep. Brian Sims Introduces Pa. Marriage Equality Act
October 03 2013 8:36 PM ET October 04 2013 12:26 PM ET

WATCH: Out Lawmaker Introduces Pa. Marriage Equality Act

Sunnivie Brydum

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
September 12 2013 5:23 PM ET

Stop the Pa. Gay Weddings, Orders Judge

Sunnivie Brydum

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
July 11 2013 12:42 PM ET September 12 2013 5:26 PM ET

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

Sunnivie Brydum

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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