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Jul 30, 2015 5:10 pm

Who Should Pay for SSA’s Discrimination Against Same-Sex Couples?

In class action lawsuit, GLAD and Justice in Aging say it should be SSA 

Anti-LGBT discrimination hurts everyone in our community. But the impact on those who are economically vulnerable can be...

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Mar 10, 2015 10:51 am

Social Security Sued for Discriminating Against SSI Recipients Married to a Same Sex Spouse

SSA is Demanding Refunds of Benefits Paid as Result of Agency's Discrimination

GLAD, Justice in Aging, and Foley Hoag LLP today filed a class action lawsuit, Held v. Colvin, against the Social...

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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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Mar 10, 2015 2:30 pm

SSA Sued for Discriminating Against SSI Recipients with a Same-Sex Spouse

Social Security Administration Demanding Refunds of SSI Benefits Paid to Recipients Married to a Same-Sex Spouse

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), Justice in Aging, and Foley Hoag LLP today filed a class action lawsuit, Held v. Colvin, against the Social Security Administration (SSA) on behalf of...

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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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