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Philly’s Political Elders Lament the Lack of Millennials Running for Office

Mayor Michael Nutter is in that glorious final phase of his tenure where he’s calling things exactly as he sees them. With seven weeks left […]

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Brian Sims Hosting PrEP Town Hall at William Way

As if State Rep Brian Sims could cram in any more into his schedule (besides running for Congress), he’s found some time to team up […]


Who Could Fill Brian Sims’ Shoes as He Takes a Run at Chaka Fattah?

[Updated 10/7/15] Philadelphia state Rep. Brian Sims has finally made it official: He announced Tuesday morning he is campaigning for Congress against incumbent U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah in the 2016 primary election. […]

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Brian Sims: “I’m Running For Congress!”

Brian Sims put the speculation to rest this morning when he announced via Facebook that he is, indeed, running for Congress, challenging indicted incumbent Chaka […]


Brian Sims Is Probably Running for Congress

Brian Sims, the 37-year-old Democratic state representative, won’t say whether he’s going to run for Congress. But we’re pretty sure he’s going to run for Congress. Rumors […]

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Happy Birthday, Brian Sims!

It is no surprise that we here at G Philly love Brian Sims, as does most of the internet. We’ve covered quite a bit about […]

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Brian Sims Joins Hahnemann University Hospital Board

Out State Representative Brian Sims has joined the board of directors for Hahnemann University Hospital, the Center City Philadelphia academic medical facility.

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Jim Kenney, Brian Sims to Perform in Fringe Fest Zombie Play

Mayoral nominee Jim Kenney and State Representative Brian Sims will take a short break from politicking to venture into the world of acting next month when […]

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State Lawmakers Reintroduce PA LGBT Nondiscrimination Bill

Brian Sims and other key lawmakers in the State welcomed the reintroduction of bipartisan Pennsylvania LGBT non-discrimination bills in the state House of Representatives. Sims, who […]

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PHOTOS: Gayborhood Saxbys Coffee Opens With a Little Help From Brian Sims

The new Saxbys Coffee shop at 11th and Locust opened this morning, thanks to some help from not only State Rep. Brian Sims, but also […]

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PHOTOS: Brian Sims Throws a Happy Hour at Tavern on Camac

Last evening, State Representative Brian Sims hosted a group of his supporters at Tavern on Camac for a “Summer Cocktails with Brian Sims” happy hour […]

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Here’s How You Can Drink With Brian Sims

If you ever wanted to sip a martini with the one and only Brian Sims, next week presents a perfect opportunity to do so.

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Brian Sims Named One of “The Best Philadelphians” for 2015

Everyone’s favorite out State Representative Brian Sims has been named to Philadelphia Magazine‘s “Best Philadelphians” list for 2015.

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Brian Sims on Caitlyn Jenner, and How She Can Help the Republican Party

Caitlyn Jenner broke the Internet yesterday and, like a busted piñata, it spilled forth pages and tweets and status updates worth of opinions and remarks about this […]

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WATCH: Jim Kenney Sings “Pennies From Heaven” at Tavern on Camac

Democratic mayoral candidate Jim Kenney joined the Liberty City LGBT Democrats (LCLD) last night on a bar crawl through the Gayborhood. During the third stop, at piano bar […]