Blog Posts from May 2015
May is National Foster Care Month, a full month out of the year set aside to acknowledge and recognize those who play a role in the lives of youth in foster care.
Good News: Social Security Administration Emergency Order Puts Hold On Administrative Action Against Some SSI Recipients Married To A Spouse Of The Same SexGLAD’s lawsuit against the Social Security Administration (SSA) is producing needed results. An emergency order issued by SSA late last week puts a hold – at least temporarily – on issuing new overpayment notices to SSI recipients as a result of a change in recognition of a beneficiary’s same-sex marital status
For LGBTQ students, (prom can be) difficult to manage due to restrictions imposed on them by the school, or the pressure to go with a date that the school deems "appropriate." It does not help if social pressure is validated by school restrictions treating LGBTQ students as ‘less than’ or an added liability.
Last week, the GLAD Legal Assistants travelled to Washington, DC for the Supreme Court argument about marriage equality. Annie Sloan reflects on their experience: