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Bishops Object As Catholic Universities Offer Same-Sex Benefits

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 11.02.2014 | Religion

(RNS) The decision by a Jesuit university in Nebraska to provide benefits to spouses of gay employees has prompted a strong protest from the local arc...

Notre Dame Extend Benefits To Same-Sex Spouses

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.10.2014 | Religion

The University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary's College will extend benefits to legally married same-sex spouses of employees, the schools announced thi...

Oklahoma Governor Ignores Pentagon Criticism, Still Won't Offer Benefits For Married Gay Couples

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) said her state's taxpayer-funded National Guard facilities and employees will not process benefits for married, same-sex...

The End Of DADT Was Not The End Of Discrimination In The Military

Alexander Nicholson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Alexander Nicholson

With such a successful final outcome on this policy change, it would be easy to just savor the triumph, be satisfied, and move on. But what many may not realize, however, is that gay troops are still not being treated equally within our armed forces.

Brewer's Anti-Gay Benefits Stance Prompts Protest Resignation

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

Edwin Leslie was appointed to the Arizona Tourism Advisory Council by Gov. Jan Brewer (R) in 2010. On Tuesday, he stepped down from his position in pr...

Amanda Terkel

Penn To Offer Tax Benefits To Employees In Same-Sex Relationships | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

WASHINGTON -- The University of Pennsylvania is implementing a new policy that will offer benefits to faculty and staff in same-sex partnerships who a...

Despite DADT Repeal, Gays In The Military Still Face Discrimination

Mother Jones | Adam Serwer | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

Don't Ask, Don't Tell is dead. But the fight for equality in the military is nowhere near finished. While the official end of DADT at midnight on Mond...

Thanks To Civil Unions Law, State Farm Offering Same-Sex Benefits

Posted 07.16.2011 | Chicago

Starting on June 1, the state of Illinois will recognize civil unions, extending a new set of legal rights to same-sex couples statewide thanks to a l...

Same-Sex Benefits For Americans Abroad May Be Hard To Implement

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama signed a memorandum last week extending some benefits to same-sex domestic partners of federal employees, but implementation po...