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Same Sex Couples Federal Benefits

Obama Offers Gays a Consolation Prize of Extended Benefits

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

I hate to be the one to explain this struggle to the first black president, but the equality movement is not a grab bag of rights. You don't get to reach in and see which prize you've won.

Obama On The Spot Over Gay Partner Benefits

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just seven weeks into office, President Obama is being forced to confront one of the most sensitive social and political issues of the day: whether th...