Help LGBT Married Couples Understand Their Federal Rights

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A fact sheet series from the American Civil Liberties Union, created in conjunction with several other organizations, can help social services professionals who work with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender families and youth understand the ways federal agencies accord legal respect to married same-sex couples.

"After DOMA: What it Means For You: LGBT Organizations Fact Sheet Series" covers an array of topics, including:

  • Finances: Bankruptcy, federal employee benefits, taxes and more
  • Healthcare: Family medical leave, Medicaid and Medicare
  • Education: Information on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
  • Social Services: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

Get the fact sheets.

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