Did Honda Discriminate Against Same-Sex Couples?

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This post from Automotive.com was forwarded to me a few days ago. It discusses a disturbing item in their insurance coverage where Honda Manufacturing of Alabama specifically asks Blue Cross/Blue Shield to deny fertility treatments to same-sex domestic partners.

Honda Takes the First Step – Not “Gay-Friendly” Yet

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Monday, March 10, 2008 – Automotive News reported today that American Honda is now offering insurance benefits for their same-sex partners. Gaywheels.com applauds this decision but will not be changing Honda’s classification as non-gay-friendly, yet.
The article points out that while Honda will be rolling out these benefits to some of their U.S.-based employees, not all employees of the company will have access to the same benefits.

2007 Honda Fit

Honda’s New (in America at least) Fit By Kate McLeod There’s plenty of incentives these days to buy a small car–high gas prices, the push for lower emissions, the backlash against those big sport utilities. Small is becoming cool as…