lgbt http://kios.org en Douglas County to extend health, other benefits to same-sex spouses of employees http://kios.org/post/douglas-county-extend-health-other-benefits-same-sex-spouses-employees <p>Douglas County will extend health insurance and other benefits to the same-sex spouses of county employees. Tue, 03 Dec 2013 20:29:40 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 39727 at http://kios.org Douglas County eyes benefits for same-sex couples http://kios.org/post/douglas-county-eyes-benefits-same-sex-couples <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">(Information in the following story is from: Omaha World-Herald, http://www.omaha.com)</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County will consider extending benefits to same-sex spouses of county employees who were legally married in other states. Mon, 02 Dec 2013 16:55:52 +0000 Associated Press 39652 at http://kios.org Zach Wahls to Speak Tonight http://kios.org/post/zach-wahls-speak-tonight <p>Author Zach Wahls, LGBT rights advocate, will speak at a Council Bluffs Town Hall Meeting tonight. Wed, 15 Aug 2012 20:39:16 +0000 Cheril Lee 17762 at http://kios.org Zach Wahls to Speak Tonight Lincoln Police investigating a hate crime http://kios.org/post/lincoln-police-investigating-hate-crime <p>Lincoln Police are investigating a hate crime that happened early Sunday morning.</p><p>Lincoln Police spokeswoman Officer Katie Flood says few details are available as the investigation is in its early stages. She says police are investigating a report of an assault and arson at a home on Lincoln&rsquo;s south side.</p><p>Flood says derogatory language regarding a person&#39;s sexual orientation was spray painted inside the home. The victim, a 33-year-old woman, was injured and treated at a Lincoln hospital. She described her alleged attackers as three men wearing masks.</p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 17:24:29 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 16476 at http://kios.org