Why retirement could prove challenging for LGBT baby boomers

Why Retirement Could Prove Challenging For LGBT Baby Boomers
Why Retirement Could Prove Challenging For LGBT Baby Boomers



A new report reveals a flaw with social security that could leave LGBT baby bloomer same sex couples unprotected in retirement.

Some widows are missing out on thousands of dollars in social security because of their same sex relationships. In states that do not legally recognize same sex marriage, same sex couples are being denied survivor and spousal benefits.

SAGE has been challenging the social security administration to provide equal benefits to same sex couples. There are legal challenges in the works challenging this inequality as unconstitutional. Michael Adams, executive director of SAGE, speaks to some of the issues that could arise.

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