"I'm gay, go Steelers, who gives a crap?"

The hate crime that occurred last week in Philadelphia was a terrible thing, but the story of Twitter users who discovered the perpetrators was one silver lining to come out of that episode. Now, there are two more. First, it's led Pennsylvania's state legislature to sponsor a hate crime bill to add sexual orientation to the existing hate crime law, and second, it paved the way for this awesome coming-out speech from State Senator Jim Ferlo of Pittsburgh, who drafted the bill. 

Sources: ABC6 | Gawker