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LAMBDA LEGAL Video: Flying Solo, A Transgender Widow Fights Discrimination

Lambda Legal, the US’s oldest LGBT rights law group, released a video about Robina Asti – a 92 year old transgender woman fighting for survivor benefits from Social Security after her husband’s death.

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7th February 2014 15:02

Alessia Valenza

Source: lambdalegal.org 

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Lambda Legal represents Robina Asti, a 92-year-old transgender woman who was denied survivor benefits by the Social Security Administration (SSA) after her husband’s death. The agency denied her benefits after it determined that she was “legally male” at the time of their marriage despite all the legal documents to the contrary.