Fact Sheets

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After DOMA: Medicaid

Status of Marriage Equality Worldwide

After DOMA: Veteran’s Spousal Benefits

After DOMA: The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

After DOMA: Military Spousal Benefits

Five Key Reasons for Marriage Equality

1. Marriage Helps Couples Keep Their Commitments Marriage provides protections for couples who have made a lifelong commitment to take care of and be responsible for each other. Keeping those commitments is harder when couples are barred from marriage, especially in tough times, because they may be denied the right to:

After DOMA: Medicare Spousal Protections

After DOMA: Benefits and Protections for Civilian Federal Employees and their Spouses

After DOMA: Private Employment Issues and Benefits

After DOMA: Social Security and Family Protections