Tag Archives: Social Security

Breakdown Of Post DOMA Benefit Questions

The Washington Blade has a brief roundup of the issues and questions surrounding Federal Benefits in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision on the unconstitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Below are some excerpts from the analysis: … Continue reading

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Social Security Equality Act Aims to Help Those in Civil Unions

While couples who are in states that legalize gay marriage equality can rejoice over the Supreme Court’s decision against Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which prohibited federal recognition of those marriages, those in states with just … Continue reading

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The Injustice of Social Security for LGBT Seniors

The Washington Blade is reporting on a new bill making its way through congress, HR 4609, The Social Security Equality Act introduced by Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-Calif.). The Bill would help to give same-sex couples greater access to their spouses social security benefits … Continue reading

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