The Day After DOMA: What’s Next?

Terrance Heath

Waking up this morning, after yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act, is a lot like waking the morning after your wedding day/night. Something momentous and life-changing has happened. The world looks pretty much the same as it did the day before, but everything has changed. Some of the changes are obvious. Other changes that you might not have thought of, will become apparent later, and reveal just how much has changed.

Here are some of the things that have changed for some 59 million Americans affected by yesterday’s ruling.

In addition to the above, PBS NewHour has provided this handy list of 15 benefits same-sex couples can now look forward to.

Just a Few Federal Benefits

That’s just a sampling. Here is the full list.

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That’s how much changed yesterday.

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