5 LGBT things you need to know today, Jan. 211

1. “We’re bringing our benefits in line, making them consistent with what we do for everyone else.” Interesting twist. Now that same-sex marriage is legal in most of the country, employers are starting to requi...
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UGA committee approves domestic partner benefits; next vote set for Sept. 27

The executive committee of the University of Georgia’s University Council has voted to approve the wording of a resolution asking President Michael Adams to implement domestic partnership benefits for university faculty and staff.

The proposal, approved by the committee Sept. 13, asks for a “benefits package for eligible employees with domestic partners that matches the benefits and premiums that are currently being granted to employees with spouses.”