From the daily archives: Thursday, June 18, 2009

The world’s largest and most successfull corporations (Microsoft, Disney, IBM, Coke, United Airlines, Ford, etc.) have for years recognized same-sex couples and provided them health care and other benefits.

President Obama just signed a presidential memorandum extending some of these benefits to the same-sex partners of federal workers – and congress seems to be close to extending to them all of the same benefits currently enjoyed by heterosexual couples.

It’s about damn time.

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