Same-Sex Couples

Same-Sex Couples

New Brief Filed for Survivor Benefits in AK

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Under Alaska's workers' compensation law, the spouse of a person who dies from a work-related injury is eligible to receive survivor benefits, but same-sex couples are excluded from that legal protection. ...
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Kerry Announces Visa Changes for Same-Sex Couples

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Effective immediately, the State Department will consider the visa applications of same-sex spouses in the same manner as opposite-sex spouses. ...
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Same-Sex Couples Can Serve Together in the Peace Corps

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Same-sex couples may begin the application process starting Monday, June 3. ...
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Boeing Extends Pension Plan to Same-Sex Couples

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Boeing will be extending their Pension Value Plan and BSS Retirement Plan to same-sex spouses and domestic partners as beneficiaries. ...
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MI LGBT Group Accepting Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Affirmations serves all LGBT people requesting counseling, regardless of ability to pay. Clients without insurance are seen on a sliding fee scale. ...
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Marriage Questions Answered with New Online Forum

Marriage Questions Answered with New Online Forum
With same-sex marriage ballot initiatives to be decided in four states on November 6 and new laws recently enacted or pending in others, Avvo, Inc., the web’s largest ...
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Washington Marriage Equality Campaign Raises $1.8 Million in August, $7.3 Million Total

Washington Marriage Equality Campaign Raises $1.8 Million in August, $7.3 Million Total
The average median gift in August was $50, with 84 percent of those donations coming from Washington state. ...
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Expedia Announces Support of Marriage Equality and Referendum 74

Expedia Announces Support of Marriage Equality and Referendum 74
Washington United for Marriage (WUM), the coalition working to defend the state’s bipartisan marriage law, today announced that Expedia, the world’s largest online travel company with household brands ...
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Two-Thirds of Democrats Now Support Gay Marriage

Two-Thirds of Democrats Now Support Gay Marriage
The survey finds little change in gay marriage since President Obama announced his support for same-sex marriage in May. ...
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Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry Launches

Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry Launches
Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry, a new campaign to highlight and build support for the freedom to marry among young people across America who identify as conservative. ...
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