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Social Security Releases New Instructions for Same-Sex Couples

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Social Security has published new instructions that allow the agency to process some Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claims by individuals who are in a same-sex marriage. ...
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Post-DOMA Lavender Law Conference Anticipates 1500 Lawyers

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The National LGBT Bar Association consists of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, law students, activists, and affiliated LGBT legal organizations. ...
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Lambda Legal Plans for Federal Marriage Case in VA

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Lambda Legal will file a marriage lawsuit in Virginia as co-counsel with the ACLU and the ACLU of Virginia in the coming weeks. ...
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22 Senators Demand Protection for Bi-National Couples

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An estimated 36,000 bi-national LGBT couples were forced to live in fear because DOMA prohibited them from sponsoring their spouses for green cards. ...
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Seattle’s Response to Prop 8/DOMA: ‘Going to the Chapel’

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Murray noted that the struggle still continues: “This is the side of the mountain, not the top.” ...
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Straight Allies ‘Freedom to Serve, Freedom to Marry’ Video

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The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) prevents legally married same-sex couples from receiving over 1,100 federal protections that opposite-sex couples receive. ...
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