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Dec 31, 2013 11:21 am

Social Security Now Processing Some Survivors Benefits and Lump Sum Death Benefits Claims

Social Security announced earlier this month that it is now processing some widow and widower claims, including Medicare claims, for those married to a spouse of the same sex.  The new guidance...

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Dec 23, 2013 4:33 pm

GLAD Publishes Updates to DOMA Implementation

GLAD has published recent announcements and updates from various federal programs on how the marriages of same-sex couples will be treated following the Supreme Court ruling overturning Section 3...

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Sep 11, 2013 11:21 am

GLAD Launches Website for LGBTQ & HIV Positive Youth in New England

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) has launched a new website to empower young LGBTQ and HIV positive people in New England with valuable information about their legal rights in school,...

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Sep 3, 2013 1:42 pm

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders Introduces GLAD Answers

Updated Legal Information Service Provides Answers to LGBTQ Community & Those Living with HIV

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders today unveiled “GLAD Answers”, an updated version of its venerable Legal InfoLine. GLAD Answers is an information and referral service that GLAD has run since...

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Jun 26, 2013 1:25 pm

National LGBT Advocacy Groups Issue Guide to Same-Sex Couples After Historic Ruling on DOMA

In the wake of the US Supreme Court’s historic decision to strike down Section 3 of the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), 11 national LGBT advocacy organizations, including Gay &...

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Jun 26, 2013 11:01 am

GLAD Celebrates End of Defense of Marriage Act and Prospect of CA Marriages

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), the legal organization that first brought marriage equality to the United States nine years ago, today hailed the Supreme Court’s historic decisions in...

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