POLITICS

Obama Administration Denies Lesbian Spousal Benefits Despite Judge's Finding

The Office of Personnel Management has concluded that it does not have the legal authority to provide benefits to the spouse of Karen Golinski, a staff attorney who works at the U.S. court of appeals for the ninth circuit in San Francisco.

An OPM official briefed The Advocate on the decision, and the agency's full statement is available at the end of this article.

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