Spousal Benefits

Spousal Benefits

Grenell Wants to ‘Empower’ European Conservatives

Richard Grenell
International
The gay Republican ambassador's comments were published in two different articles by right-wing news site Breitbart over the weekend. ...
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Gay Widower Sues KRON4 Pension Plan for Refusing to Provide Survivor Benefits

Reed-Twitter
National
The widower of a former KRON4 employee sued Young Broadcasting of San Francisco and the KRON/IBEW Local 45 Pension Plan for refusing to provide him with a spousal pension benefit even though the couple were registered domestic partners. ...
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LGBTQ Couples Face Financial Uncertainty – Even One Year Post Obergefell

Ann Dyste Photo
Editorial
For those planning to wed in the near future, LGBTQ couples should begin to understand how marriage affects their pocket books. ...
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SSA Grants Spousal Benefits to Texas Widow in Lambda Legal Case

National
Lambda Legal has announced the resolution of its lawsuit against the Social Security Administration on behalf of a Texas widow denied spousal benefits after the death of her wife. ...
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Social Secuity Administration to Retroactively Grant Spousal Benefits

Politics
The Social Security Administration will retroactively process spousal benefits claims for same-sex couples who lived in states that did not previously recognize their marriages. ...
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Texas Widow Sues Social Security Administration for Spousal Benefits

Texas Widow Sues Social Security Administration for Survivor Benefits
Top News Politics
The couple lived in Texas, which refuses to recognize their marriage. Social Security is denying Kathy survivor’s benefits earned by Sara. ...
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American Military Partner Association Sues for VA Same-Sex Spousal Benefits

Top News Politics
Lambda Legal: The denial of benefits to same-sex spouses of veterans living in states refusing to recognize their marriages is in violation of Windsor. ...
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What LGBT Couples Need to Know About Their Parental Rights

Top News Columns
It is necessary for same-sex spouses, partners and parents to take precautions to ensure that their relationship is recognized in other states. ...
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Alaska Supreme Court Urged to Grant Same-Sex Partner Access to Survivor Benefits

Top News Politics
Under Alaska's workers' compensation law, the spouse of a person who dies from a work-related injury is eligible for survivor benefits - same-sex couples excluded. ...
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Sens. Murray, Udall Introduce Social Security Bill to Ensure Equality for Same-Sex Spouses

Top News Politics
Sens. Murray and Udall introduced the Social Security and Marriage Equality Act of 2014 to ensure same-sex spouses receive equal treatment. ...
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