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Sep 29, 2014 10:15 am

GLAD Sues Social Security Administration for Denying Survivor Benefits to Disabled RI Widow

GLAD filed suit today against the Social Security Administration (SSA) in U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island, charging SSA with wrongfully denying survivor benefits to 56-year-old...

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Sep 17, 2014 12:30 am

GLAD’s Mary Bonauto Receives MacArthur Foundation Fellowship

The MacArthur Foundation announced today that Mary L. Bonauto, Civil Rights Project Director for Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), has been awarded a 2014 MacArthur Fellowship, sometimes...

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Jun 26, 2014 11:52 am

Social Security Issues Additional Policies for Same-Sex Couples

On June 20, 2014, the Social Security Administration (SSA) issued extensive guidance on eligibility for spouse-based retirement and survivor benefits, Medicare and SSI benefits, which greatly expands...

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Sep 29, 2014 11:08 am

GLAD Sues Social Security Administration for Denying Survivor Benefits to Disabled RI Widow

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) filed suit today against the Social Security Administration (SSA) in U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island, charging SSA with wrongfully...

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Sep 17, 2014 12:30 am

GLAD’s Mary Bonauto Receives MacArthur Foundation Fellowship

The MacArthur Foundation announced today that Mary L. Bonauto, Civil Rights Project Director for Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), has been awarded a 2014 MacArthur Fellowship, sometimes...

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Jun 2, 2014 8:08 am

Despite Fall of DOMA, Bayer Corporation Continues to Deny Pension Benefits to CT Gay Widower

GLAD Files Suit on Behalf of Gerald Passaro, Original DOMA Plaintiff

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) has filed a lawsuit against Pittsburgh-based Bayer Corporation on behalf of Gerald Passaro of Milford, Connecticut, whose late husband, Thomas Buckholz, was...

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