Karen Zinn's heart2soul.com has a new article on the pitfalls lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people face when planning funerals for their partners. LGBT folks take note! If your state doesn't have same sex marriage you're likely to run into legal hurdles involving who has the right to make decisions about the disposition of the body. Having a healthcare power of attorney is not enough.
Check out the article, and also our list of Designated Agent For Body Disposition laws by state.