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Brian Sims Featured in French Magazine Têtu

Philly State Rep. Brian Sims is getting a little international attention this week in a nice spread in Têtu, a gay magazine out of France. In […]

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PA Equality Advocates Respond to Today’s Marriage Decision

My inbox became inundated this afternoon, only moments after U.S. District Judge John Jones III made his decision to strike down Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex […]

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PHOTOS: Mazzoni Center’s 2014 Elixir Gala

On Saturday, members and supporters of the Mazzoni Center took over the Wells Fargo Bank and Museum for its fourth-annual Elixir Gala. The sold-out party, with the theme “Out Is […]

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Brian Sims Almost Makes Out
Power 50 List

Yesterday Out magazine unveiled its 2014 picks for its annual Power 50 list, a roll call of the LGBT community’s most influential movers and shakers. […]

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6 Gay Things to Do in Philly This Week: OurNightOut, Quince’s Latest, Young Friends for Brian Sims and More

Our picks for the week’s best gay to-dos, including a happy hour for Brian Sims, Quince Productions’ latest, and an evening of duets starring two […]


Babette Josephs Booted from Ballot in State Rep Race

The path is now clear for a Brian Sims re-election. Babette Josephs was kicked off the ballot this morning, per the Daily News. A petitioner […]

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Philadelphia Blogger: My Name Was Forged on Babette Josephs’ Petition

The signature of noted Philadelphia blogger Duncan Black — also known as Atrios — was allegedly forged on the nominating petitions of former State Rep. Babette […]

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Brian Sims Teaming With Facebook for “Open Dialogue” Series

On Friday, Philly State Representative Brian Sims will be a guest at the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Cali., where he will take part in […]

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PHOTOS: HRC Philadelphia Region Gala Dinner

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) held it’s annual Philadelphia Region Gala Dinner on Saturday. Philly native and HRC Vice President of Policy and Political Affairs Tom […]

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The Time Brian Sims Confronted the Man He Accused of Talking to Plants

The words “Harrisburg” and “intrigue” are pretty much antithetical these days. Philadelphia’s relationship to the yawning capital consists mostly of being outraged at the governor, […]

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Brian Sims, Giovanni’s Room to Receive 2014 HEROES Awards

On March 30th, Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (DVLF) will honor six local LGBTers and allies at its eighth annual HEROES event. The affair was created by […]

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Brian Sims Accuses Rep. Mark Cohen of “Arguing with Plants” [Updated]

Update: Mark Cohen has responded himself, in the comments below. Read the lengthy rebuttal yourself, but here’s a flavor. One of the things I have come […]

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Get Ready for Brian Sims v. Babette Josephs Vol. II

The ugliest political race of 2012 was not the BHO vs. WMR presidential duel. It was the cagematch for Pennsylvania’s 182nd house district, AKA Babette […]

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Brian Sims Named One of Out‘s Most Eligible Bachelors of 2014

Philly State Representative Brian Sims was one of 10 chosen in Out magazine’s annual search for the planet’s most-eligible gay bachelors. He was voted on by […]

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Live Feed of Brian Sims and Mike Schlossberg’s Twitter Town Hall on LGBT Equality

Starting at 7 p.m. tonight, State Reps. Mike Schlossberg and Brian Sims will host a “Twitter Town Hall” on LGBT equality in Pennsylvania. You can […]