Should gays get paid more?

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    FOXNews.com - Google Raises Eyebrows With New Gay-Only Employee Benefit
     
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    are they hiring?

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    Simple answer: equal pay and equal benefits for equal work and (in the case of benefits granted after a given period of employment) seniority. I don't care what colour you are, what's between your legs, or what's between your partner's legs.


    It's that fucking simple, now can we please stop all the bullshit?
     
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    It's sounds completely illegal to me, but for some reason I bet they get away with it.
     
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    Wanna bet if they'd done it only for the straights, the ACLU would be up in arms? Since the discrimination favours the gays, though, I'd be surprised if we heard a peep unless they're confronted about it.
     
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    Sounds to me like they are getting hosed by the gov't and Google is making up the difference.
     
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    Though I think it's lame they aren't extending it to heteros with domestic partners.
     
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    Just give gay couples the same rights heteros have and this stuff goes away.
     
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    Here is their reasoning:
    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/01/your-money/01benefits.html?_r=1
     
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    lol ...

    This policy is a result of discrimination against homosexuals.

    Lose that discrimination first.
     

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