Same-sex Marriage


Thu August 29, 2013
The Two-Way

IRS Will Recognize All Legal Same-Sex Marriages

Originally published on Thu August 29, 2013 1:16 pm

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service announced on Thursday that when it comes to federal tax purposes, same-sex couples who have legally married will be treated the same as straight married couples, no matter what state they reside in now.

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Thu August 15, 2013

Pentagon Extends Benefits To Same-Sex Spouses, Fort Carson Reacts

Fort Carson Soldiers training exercises
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Wed August 14, 2013
The Two-Way

Pentagon Details Plan To Extend Benefits To Same-Sex Spouses

Originally published on Wed August 14, 2013 11:37 am

The Pentagon said Wednesday that it will extend benefits to same-sex spouses of service members and civilian employees.
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The Department of Defense announced Wednesday that it is extending full benefits to the same-sex spouses of service members and civilian employees.

The move is an effort to bring Pentagon policies in line with a Supreme Court decision that found the Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional.

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Tue August 13, 2013
Shots - Health News

Same-Sex Couples Seeking Insurance Wait For IRS Rules

Saying, "I do," may be easy part when it comes to health coverage.

Now that the Supreme Court has ruled that the federal ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, federal agencies have to figure out the regulations that govern everything from immigration permission to income taxes.

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Thu July 18, 2013
The Two-Way

GOP Won't Defend Ban On Veterans Benefits For Same-Sex Couples

U.S. Army Captain Michael Potoczniak (right) embraced his partner of 10 years Todd Saunders as they obtained their marriage license at City Hall in San Francisco on June 29.
Stephen Lam Reuters /Landov