Durham County Approves Health Insurance Benefits For Same-Sex Partners
Posted September 2, 2003 1:16 a.m. EDT
DURHAM, N.C. — Commissioners in Durham County voted "yes" Tuesday, granting health insurance to the same-sex partners of its employees.
Durham County is the first county in the state to grant benefits to same-sex domestic partners.
The cities of Durham and Chapel Hill already offer similar programs.