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Video: Pa. state senator makes it official at public hearing: ‘I’m gay. Get over it’

Sen. Jim Ferlo officially broke the news that he is gay, saying he never really kept it a secret among friends, family and colleagues. He said he didn’t feel a need to wear it as “a billboard.”

“I’m gay,” the Democrat from Pittsburgh said at a Pennsylvania Capitol rally for his legislation to expand the state’s hate crimes law to include crimes against gays, lesbians, bisexuals and trangender. “Get over it. I love it. It’s a great life.”

Watch and hear his remarks here: