Equal Rights - Equal Benefits
Authored By: Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
With DOMA gone, same sex spouses and their children will be eligible for important spousal and survivor benefits based on their marriage or legal relationship. The benefits are based on date of application, so every day LGBT families wait to apply, they could be losing benefits they earned.
Go here to find out more about Social Security's benefits:
Retirement -- http://ssa.gov/pgm/
Disability -- http://ssa.gov/pgm/
Survivor benefits -- http://ssa.gov/pgm/