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Hospital Visitation Rights

Man Arrested For Refusing To Leave Husband's Hospital Bedside

Jamie McGonnigal | Posted 06.11.2013 | Gay Voices
Jamie McGonnigal

When it comes to marriage, one of the final arguments of the anti-gay movement is "why not civil unions?" This is why.

Message To Mitt: Have You Forgotten What It Was Like When Ann Was In The Hospital?

Randy Neece | Posted 12.29.2012 | Gay Voices
Randy Neece

I'm sure Gov. Romney has spent many nights by his wife Ann's hospital bedside as she battles multiple sclerosis. The next time he finds himself in that position, I hope he doesn't have to hear a presidential candidate say that's not his "right" but a "privilege."

Inalienable 'Benefits'?

Domenick Scudera | Posted 12.23.2012 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

For Ann Romney, being with her family when she needed them most was a right, but for me, it is a "benefit" that may or may not be granted. One would think Mrs. Romney's health problems would have made Mr. Romney more empathetic toward those facing similar problems. Apparently not.

Romney May End Hospital Visitation Rights For Many Gay Couples

Jamie McGonnigal | Posted 10.22.2012 | Gay Voices
Jamie McGonnigal

This week Romney apparently believes that it should be up to the states to decide whether or not a spouse or child of gay and lesbian men and women should have the right to visit their loved ones in the hospital.

New LGBT-Friendly Hospital Visitation Regulations Go Into Effect

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New regulations regarding hospital visitation rights went into effect Tuesday, paving the way for members of the LGBT community to have further contro...

Life, Liberty, and Ending Inequality

Hans Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hans Johnson

Four years ago, Seattle designer Charlene Strong lost her wife of 10 years, Kate Fleming. A world-renowned narrator of audio books, Kate drowned in he...

Janice Langbehn Sues Hospital Over Visitation Rights

Miami Herald | LAURA FIGUEROA | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

As her partner of 17 years slipped into a coma, Janice Langbehn pleaded with doctors and anyone who would listen to let her into the woman's hospital...

Marriage Equality As A Catalyst For Full LGBT Equality?

Josh A. Goodman | Posted 05.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Josh A. Goodman

A confession: I haven't always supported putting same-sex marriage at the forefront of the LGBT-rights movement. Recently, though, I've come to realize that the push for marriage equality is probably a good thing for the fight for other LGBT rights too.