Social Security Now Paying Benefits To Same-sex Widows And Widowers

Progress baby!

“I am pleased to announce that, effective today, Social Security is processing some widow’s and widower’s claims by surviving members of same-sex marriages and paying benefits where they are due. In addition, we are able to pay some one-time lump sum death benefit claims to surviving same-sex spouses.”

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via Joe. My. God.: Social Security To Pay Survivor Benefits To Gay Widows And Widowers.

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