Brian Sims

The latest news about Brian Sims, the out gay member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. As an attorney and longtime outspoken advocate for LGBT equality, Philadephia's Rep. Brian Sims pursues LGBT rights in the Keystone State, an effort that includes marriage recognition. Sims is the former captain of an NCAA Division II championship football team at Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania. He became the first openly gay captain in the history of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. He also holds a law degree from Michigan State University.

"From one elected official to another: Stop Lying. It’s gross," the gay Pennsylvania lawmaker told Tennessee's Republican senator-elect.

December 23 2018 5:30 PM

The out lawmaker posted a message to Instagram that is getting a lot attention.

June 21 2018 2:34 PM

The war of words between Sims and homophobe Daryl Metcalfe escalates.

April 21 2018 3:52 PM

Republican state Rep. Daryl Metcalfe proclaimed his heterosexuality in an outburst after a male colleague touched his arm in a meeting.

December 06 2017 4:26 PM

The Pennsylvania legislator recently featured his partner in new campaign materials, something he was long warned against doing.

October 27 2017 10:52 AM

In earning the wrath of the LGBT community, Yuengling is following in the footsteps of companies like Chick-fil-A and Barilla.

November 02 2016 11:51 AM

The out Pennsylvania legislator racks up the plays for his solo performance of "Part of Your World."

September 02 2016 6:34 PM