Raise the Temperature
President Obama Orders Same-Sex Hospital Visits
Sparked by case of lesbian couple. A Florida hospital denied Janice Langbehn visitation after her partner Lisa Pond was stricken with a fatal brain aneurysm. Even though she had power of attorney, for 8 hours hospital staff refused to allow Janice and her children in to see her dying partner of over 20 years - with one employee informing her that she was in an antigay city and antigay state.