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Included in the various unemployment benefits that expired this week thanks to Congressional inaction is a 65 percent subsidy for COBRA health insurance. But even with this subsidy in place, there are still millions of Americans, both unmarried opposite-sex couples and unable-to-be-married same sex couples, that can't purchase COBRA insurance in the first place. A bill introduced last month by Sen. Barbara Boxer [D, CA] aims to change this.

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Gay Rights Activists To Obama: Action, Not Words

January 28, 2010 - by Eric Naing

Last night, President Obama once again called for an end to the “don't ask, don't tell” policy banning gays and lesbians from openly serving in the military. But his words were not enough for many gay rights activists.

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