Tuesday, October 06, 2009

The High Price of Being Gay

by Dick Mac

WNYC broadcast a report about an article in the New York Times that disucsses the financial cost of being gay. This is not a laundry list of the cost of fine china, Sunday brunch, high fashion, expensive vacations, or other stereotypical notions about homosexual lifestyles. This is a thoughful financial analysis about gay people paying more for the American dream.

NEW YORK, NY October 05, 2009 — It costs more to be a gay couple than a married, heterosexual couple according to an analysis by two New York Times writers. Ron Lieber of the Times's "Your Money" column explains why.

Listen to Financial 411: The Cost of Being Gay, by Beth Fertig, at WNYC.org

Read The High Price of Being a Gay Couple, by Tara Siegel Bernard and Ron Lieber, at the New York Time site

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