Mon Feb 02, 2009
o) Articles by other people
Pensioners might find gay equality's not all it's cracked up to be
This article by Eva Cox was published on Crikey.com on 2.2.09.Equality for gay couples seemed a like a good idea, and it was, for the younger Gay and Lesbian advocates who had grown up post illegality of same s-x relationships. So the recent changes to the swag of 100 plus bits of Commonwealth law were celebrated as a good sign of changing times. And they were, but they failed to take into account the effects the changes in the Social Security area would have on cohabiting aged pensioners.
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