Waxman wins Democratic primary for Philadelphia’s 182nd House District seat
In the race to fill his seat, Sims endorsed Alvarez, director of community engagement for World Healthcare Infrastructures and the LGBTQ care coordinator for the Philadelphia Department of Public Health.
At Philly forum, 2022 hopefuls make their pitch to LGBTQ voters
Democratic U.S. Senate candidates John Fetterman and Malcolm Kenyatta were among those who spoke.
Philly Dems vying for Sims’ House seat make their case to LGBTQ voters
Three of the four Democratic hopefuls looking to succeed retiring state Rep. Brian Sims faced the votes during a recent public forum.
Meet the Dems vying to replace Rep. Brian Sims in the state House
Four candidates are vying for the seat being vacated by long-serving state Rep. Brian Sims, who's seeking the Dem nod for lieutenant governor.
‘Shameful’ and ‘dangerous’: Pa.’s LGBTQ+ Caucus calls for swift action on anti-discrimination bill following Chambersburg vote
Calling the decision ”shameful” and “dangerous,” state LGBTQ+ Caucus leaders, which include, state Reps. Dan Frankel, D-Allegheny, Brian Sims, D-Philadelphia, and Sen. Katie Muth, D-Montgomery, expressed concern over the repercussions of revoking the ordinance, writing in a Tuesday statement that its repeal leaves “LGBTQ+ Pennsylvanians in an extremely vulnerable position.”
W.Pa. Rep. Austin Davis to enter Pa. Lt. Gov race with Dem Josh Shapiro’s backing
'I'm humbled and excited to have the support of so many of my colleagues from across the Commonwealth,' Davis said.
The race for this Center City Philadelphia House seat is getting crowded
Political operative, former journalist Ben Waxman is the latest entrant in the fight for the Democratic nod for the 182nd House District.
Building a ticket that matches Pennsylvania’s diversity could pose challenge for Democrats in 2022
Democratic hopeful Shapiro doesn’t look like the majority of Pennsylvanians — 51 percent of the state’s population are women. About 20 percent of the state is not white, a share that's grown in the last decade.
‘Let our kids play’: Advocates rally for transgender youth at Pa. Capitol
“Trans youth are welcome in Pennsylvania, Trans people belong in Pennsylvania,” Janelle Crossley, one of the state’s most prominent transgender rights advocates, said.
LGBTQ organizer Deja Alvarez steps up for Rep. Brian Sims’ Philly House seat
If elected, she would be the first transgender person to serve in the state Legislature.
Philly LGBTQ activist Lovitz announces candidacy for Rep. Brian Sims’ Pa. House seat
Sims declined to comment when asked by the the Capital-Star about both Lovitz's candidacy and whether he planned to run for re-election to his House seat.
Auditioning for LG, Sims raises $285k in first six weeks of statewide campaign
State Rep. Brian Sims has already raised $285,000 in six weeks since announcing his 2022 run for lieutenant governor, according to fundraising numbers shared with the Capital-Star by a campaign spokesperson.