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Bill introduced to ensure Social Security equality for same-sex spouses

| Thursday, May 8, 2014
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WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sens. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Mark Udall (D-Colo.) on Thursday introduced a bill to provide married, same-sex couples with equal treatment under the Social Security Act when applying for Social Security benefits, regardless of where they reside.

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Same-sex spouses to be recognized for Medicare eligibility, enrollment

| Thursday, April 3, 2014
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WASHINGTON -- The Obama Administration announced Thursday that same-sex spouses will be recognized in administering several aspects of the Medicare program, regardless of where the couple resides.

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SSA updates policy on survivor benefits for transgender spouses

| Wednesday, April 2, 2014
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WASHINGTON -- The Social Security Administration (SSA) on Tuesday updated its policies regarding the ability of transgender individuals to receive benefits through their spouses.

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Flying solo: 92-year-old transgender widow fights for survivor benefits

| Thursday, January 30, 2014
Robina Asti
NEW YORK -- Robina Asti, a 92-year-old transgender woman denied survivor benefits by the Social Security Administration after her husband’s death is asking the agency to reverse the decision.

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Social Security begins processing survivor benefits for same-sex spouses

| Monday, December 16, 2013
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WASHINGTON — The Social Security Administration (SSA) said Monday it has begun processing, and paying, some survivor’s benefits for married, same-sex couples.

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Social Security begins processing retirement claims for same-sex spouses

| Saturday, August 10, 2013
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WASHINGTON -- The Social Security Administration (SSA) said Friday it has begun processing, and paying, some retirement spouse claims for married, same-sex couples.

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Social Security Administration updates policy on changing gender marker

| Friday, June 14, 2013
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WASHINGTON -- The Social Security Administration on Friday announced a new policy for changing the gender designation in Social Security records to provide transgender people improved privacy and prevent unnecessary outing to Social Security staff and healthcare providers.

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