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AFI IM Federal Recognition of Same-Sex Spouses/Marriages

Published: May 22, 2014
Assets for Independence (AFI)
Guidance, Policies, Procedures, Information Memorandums (IM)

On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court, in United States v. Windsor, struck down the prohibition on federal recognition of same-sex marriages.  OCS is issuing this guidance to advise AFI grantees of HHS’s policy consistent with the decision in United States v. Windsor in the administration of all AFI projects.

Last Reviewed: June 14, 2019