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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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Jun 25, 2014 10:20 am

Attorney General Reports to President on Windsor Implementation

On June 20, 2014, Attorney General Eric Holder sent a memorandum to President Obama detailing the progress that has been made in implementing the U.S. Supreme Court’s Windsor decision of June 26,...

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Jun 2, 2014 7:53 am

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

GLAD has filed a lawsuit against Pittsburgh-based Bayer Corporation on behalf of Gerald Passaro of Milford, Connecticut, whose late husband, Thomas Buckholz, was a chemist with the company for more...

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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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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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