Category Archives: LGBT

Preparing for the worst: when a same-sex partner dies

Today, I saw a tragic story on youtube.  Unfortunately, I could predict the ending from the very beginning.  This is sadly an all-too-common incident. If you don't have the chance to watch the video for yourself, here's what happened -- A young, loving, same-sex couple of many years started building a life together.  They built…
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Buying Property as a Same-Sex Couple

So, you’re thinking about buying a place together?  Congratulations!  As a same-sex couple, though, you should be aware of the extra complications in jointly buying real estate.  It should come as no surprise that discriminatory federal rules yield unfair consequences for gay and lesbian couples. This post introduces more problems than solutions.  Sorry about that. …
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