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Federal judge: Denial of benefits to same-sex spouse is discriminatory

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge this week ruled that the denial of insurance coverage to the same-sex spouse of a federal court employee in San Francisco was an act of discrimination.

“The denial of insurance benefits based on the sexual orientation and gender … violated the federal court’s guarantee of a “discrimination-free workplace,” wrote Chief U.S. District Judge James Ware, in his opinion.

-LGBTQ Nation

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