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The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare in partnership with Openhouse

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 30, 2013San Francisco LGBT Center, Ceremonial Room, 1800 Market St.

5:306:00pm: Refreshments and Reception

6:007:30pm Panel Discussion

Federal Social Security benefits are now available to married same-sex couples

Whether you are single, married, or somewhere in between, if you receive Social Security benefits or will be eligible for them anytime soon, don’t miss this community discussion about:

  • What the Windsor decision means for LGBT Social Security recipients.
  • Financial benefits that same-sex spouses, widows and their children can now access.
  • How to apply for benefits.
  • What the Social Security Administration is doing for couples who move to places that don’t honor their marriage.
  • What happens to your Social Security disability benefits when you retire.


Kate Kendell, Executive Director – National Center for Lesbian Rights


Dan Bernal, Chief of Staff – Office of Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi


  • Grace Kim, Regional Commissioner – Social Security Administration
  • Max Richtman, President & CEO – National Committee to Preserve    Social Security and Medicare
  • Web Phillips, Senior Legislative Representative – National Committee to Preserve    Social Security and Medicare
  • Deb Kinney, Esq. – Johnston, Kinney & Zulaica, LLP
  • Andy Chu, Managing Legal Director of Benefits Counseling, Positive Resource Center
  • Seth Kilbourn, Executive Director, Openhouse


  • AIDS Legal Referral Panel
  • Alice B Toklas Democratic Club
  • API Wellness Center
  • Black Coalition on AIDS
  • Community Living Campaign
  • Institute on Aging
  • LGBT Community Partnership
  • Lyon-Martin Health Services
  • Project Open Hand
  • San Francisco AIDS Foundation
  • UCSF LGBT Resource Center
  • UCSF Alliance Health Project
  • Shanti

Free of charge but seating is limited. Please RSVP by October 26 by calling (415) 296-8995, ext. 301 or visit

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