LGBT

Social Security Sued for Discriminating Against SSI Recipients Married to a Same Sex Spouse and Demanding Refunds of Benefits Paid

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Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), Justice in Aging, and Foley Hoag, LLP today filed a class action lawsuit against the Social Security Administration (SSA) on behalf of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients married to someone of the same sex in or before June 2013. The suit charges that SSA discriminated against these individuals for months, and in some cases more than a year, after that discrimination was held unlawful by the Supreme Court when it struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in June 2013.

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LGBT Older Adults in Long-Term Care Facilities: Stories from the Field

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(2011) Our ground-breaking report-LGBT Older Adults in Long-Term Care Facilities: Stories from the Field-utilizes survey results for the first-ever glimpse into issues faced by LGBT older adults in long-term care facilities.

View video stories and comments about the project.

Read the full report: LGBT Older Adults in Long-Term Care Facilities: Stories from the Field

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