In a New York Times story about MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts' wedding with husband Patrick Abner, ABC News weather editor and Good Morning America weather anchor Sam Champion announced his own engagement to photographer Rubem Robierb
The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) said Wednesday that MVP Health Care reversed a previous decision and agreed to cover a doctor-recommended procedure for a New York City transgender woman. The American Medical Association recommends insurance coverage of necessary medical care for transgender patients.
If the Minnesota anti-marriage-equality amendment passes, issues like [being dropped from insurance] will only increase for Jason and me and hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans. We will have to work individually with companies that have antiquated policies regarding gay and lesbian couples. There will be no incentive for them to improve their policies as long as Minnesota does not recognize our relationships. There could even be an elimination of existing protections for same-sex couples.