Brian K. Sims
Candidate for U.S. Congress
Elected four years ago to Pennsylvania’s state legislature, Brian K. Sims threw his hat into the ring last fall in the Democratic primary for the state’s 2nd Congressional District. A civil rights lawyer and longtime advocate for marriage equality, Sims is still best known as the college football player who came out publicly in the 2000s. Outsports’ Cyd Zeigler, who wrote a story about Sims in 2009, said: “What sets Brian apart from so many other politicians is his willingness to work with people who disagree with him.