Stories tagged: "Brian Sims"


Protesters gather in Harrisburg in May 2020. (Shutterstock Photo/Jelani Photography)
Every House Republican Blocks Bill that Would Have Struck ‘Homosexuality’ from PA Criminal Laws

Apparently, every Republican in the the Pennsylvania House of Representatives is fine with homosexuality being considered “obscene” and “deviate.”

Rachel Levine fist bumps Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., at the end of her confirmation hearing before a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. (Caroline Brehman/Pool via AP)
Senate Confirms Levine, Who is Now the Nation’s Highest Ranking Transgender Official

Former Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine has become the first openly transgender person confirmed to a government position in the nation’s history.

Rachel Levine, nominated to be an assistant secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services, testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions committee on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. (Caroline Brehman/Pool via AP)
US Sen. Rand Paul Criticized for Transphobic Question of Dr. Rachel Levine

Pennsylvania’s former Secretary of Health could be the first Senate-confirmed transgender official in the nation’s history.

Image of Rep. Brian Sims via screengrab
Pennsylvania Dems Call for Investigation After State GOPers Cover Up Positive COVID Test

“Whoever knew this in the Republican leadership and did not inform the broader membership and staff, they need to resign immediately."