Between the signing of Assembly Bill 663 by California Governor Jerry Brown and the Supreme Court ruling striking down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community has been given a sense of financial security they never had before.
According to ABC News San Francisco , “one of the most significant benefits being offered now to same sex married couples is expanded social security benefits. The benefits received from Social Security alone would be equivalent to a half-million-dollar life insurance policy. Social security benefits are now also available for children and spouses of retired, disabled or deceased married gay workers.”
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