Gay Rights

Supreme Court's DOMA ruling expands long-term care insurance options in California


Some same-sex couples in the nation's most populous state will have expanded access to long-term care, following two historic U.S. Supreme Court decisions announced Wednesday.

California county settles lawsuit over alleged mistreatment of older gay couple

A 78-year-old gay resident has settled a lawsuit with Sonoma County, CA. He had accused the county of separating him and his now-deceased gay partner, forcing them into long-term care facilities and selling off all their possessions.