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Notice Of Class Action Order: Thornton V. Commissioner Of Social Security

"This notice contains important information if you are a surviving partner of a same-sex relationship who applied for Social Security widow(er)’s benefits on the record of your deceased partner, but your claim was denied because you and your partner were never married." Read more online.

  • Lambda Legal. "Lambda Legal sues Social Security on behalf of lesbian seeking spousal survivor's benefits," September 25, 2018. Online.
  • Span, Paula. "Social Security opens to survivors of same-sex couples who could not marry," The New York Times, January 23, 2022. Online

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