By: KDKA-TV News Staff
CHARLESTON (KDKA) – A 24-year-old Republican lawmaker in West Virginia has come out as gay.READ MORE: Raccoon Rabies Vaccine Baits To Be Dropped From The Sky In Allegheny County
Joshua Higginbotham has been a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates for five years now.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?
He says that it is possible to be both a conservative Republican and gay.
He also added that his sexual identity does not change that.MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania Transportation Funding Report Could Launch Years Of Debate
Higginbotham says, “he’s still the same guy.”