The first out gay man in Idaho's state legislature says, "Sometimes for us, the win is in not losing ground."
Richard Sovenski was charged with a hate crime after he yelled profanities at children and attacked their chaperone.
The Idaho Republican gave an impassioned speech that is getting attention in state newspapers.
Pennsylvania stands to triple its number of out state reps, while there were key wins in three other states.
The state House passed the bill today, sending it on to the Senate.
Ruthie Robertson, an adjunct professor at Brigham Young University-Idaho, refused to retract her supportive Pride Month post.