Health Insurance

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Health Care For Women

The controversial Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been upheld in the US, meaning that all Americans must purchase health insurance or face a penalty. A lot of people are unhappy about this, claiming the government is overstepping its bounds, that it’s unfair to impose a penalty, and so on. From a sexual health standpoint? I’m going to call this a win. Especially from women’s perspectives. Continue Reading →

A Gay Tax

Facebook has recently joined the ranks of a very small number of companies reimbursing their partnered GLB employees who receive health insurance benefits for their significant others. You see when heterosexuals get insurance for their spouses the income going towards those benefits is not taxed. But because of DOMA GLB employees are basically paying a tax to be in a same-sex relationship. According to the NY Times’ Tara Siegel Bernard: Continue Reading →