LGBT advocates, same-sex couples, and other supporters of marriage equality rallied in celebration after a federal judge ruled the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional — a decision leading many to rush to receive marriage licenses Tuesday.
“This really wasn’t an impeachment hearing, it was really just a publicity stunt by our tea party yet again,” one of the Democrats, Rep. Brian Sims, told BuzzFeed.
The out Pennsylvania lawmaker offered his perspective on a variety of topics during an “Ask Me Anything.”
Brian Sims made history on Tuesday when he took office as the first person elected to the Pennsylvania legislature as an out LGBT person. He joins Rep. Mike Fleck, who announced after his re-election that he was gay.