Same-Sex Relationships in a Changing World

Same-Sex Relationships in a Changing World

Determining eligibility for benefits

Same-sex married couples continue to live and work in environments where their legal status as spouses isn’t always clear due to variances in domestic relations laws from state to state. Although the number of states that permit same-sex marriage has tripled since the U.S. Supreme Court announced its landmark decision in U.S. v. Windsor just two years ago,1 same-sex couples are still living with a level of uncertainty as to what state and federal benefits they&rsquo

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