Topics :: GLBT legal protections
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By EDGE | Tuesday Feb 25, 2014
My partner and I have been together for more than 30 years, and as we advance in age, we’re wondering: will we be able to get each other’s Social Security benefits if one of us lives longer than the other?
By Mark Sherman | Saturday Nov 9, 2013
Tom Goldstein’s SCOTUSblog tries to steer clear of conflicts by routinely acknowledging when his firm is involved in cases the blog writes about. But the court itself is unsure how to deal with this.
By Seth Hemmelgarn | Thursday Oct 17, 2013
Protections for LGBT foster youth are among the bills California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law.
By Angela Giampolo | Tuesday Dec 18, 2012
Although the U.S. incentivizes marriage with lower tax rates, insurance benefits and property rights, these benefits have not been extended to LGBT couples.
Sunday Nov 18, 2012
"The Same-Sex Legal Kit for Dummies" is the first Dummies reference guide to comprehensively address the legal issues facing the LGBT Community, including estate planning, marriage equality, adoption, surrogacy, artificial insemination, immigration, hous
Tuesday Mar 22, 2011
"Most states do not recognize lesbian and gay relationships," says attorney Joan M. Burda. "The laws in those states were not written with the legal rights of lesbian and gay couples in mind. Many states predicate their property statutes on marriage"
By Leanne Italie | Monday Feb 21, 2011
Not all couples put a ring on it, but living together without getting married doesn’t preclude the possibility of a prenup-like agreement - just in case love doesn’t last.
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