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Social Security Now Accepting Claims for Same Sex Benefits

In its first public announcement since the Supreme Court struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the Social Security Administration (SSA) issued a press release on July 12 stating that it is “taking claims now from … Continue reading

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GLAD Report on DOMA Urges Same Sex Couples to Apply for Social Security Now

An October 2012 report from GLAD (Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders) is entitled Social Security and the Defense of Marriage Act: Can I Do Anything Now to Preserve My Rights?

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Webinar: Social Security Benefits Now Based On Same Sex Marriage?

December 12, 2012 Webinar. On December 12, some 200 advocates and others attended a webinar entitled “Social Security Benefits Now Based on Same Sex Marriage.” Directing Attorney Gerald McIntyre led viewers through why individuals who would qualify for Social Security or survivor benefits … Continue reading

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