(Gay) Friends with Benefits

Thursday, June 18, 2009

President Obama said yesterday that he will extend some benefits to the same-sex partners of federal employees. But with the Defense of Marriage Act still in place, how big a step forward is really possible? The Takeaway talks to Kenji Yoshino, the Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law at the NYU School of Law.

To see a map of the state of gay rights across the globe, click here.

Guests:

Kenji Yoshino

Hosted by:

Katherine Lanpher and Femi Oke

Contributors:

Noel King

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