DOMA Taxes Military Families Unfairly. SLDN's lead plaintiff in the case McLaughlin v. U.S., which challenges the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and three other federal statutes that prevent equal benefits and support for all military families, published an op-ed piece this week highlighting the difficulties that tax day brings for married gay and lesbian service members and their families. To read the op-ed, click here.
SLDN and OutServe Partner on New Weekly Podcast. SLDN and OutServe have partnered to bring you a weekly podcast, a ten-minute look at timely news and information related to LGBT military service. The podcast is hosted by MC1(SW) Jeremy Johnson, a U.S. Navy reservist and member of SLDN's Military Advisory Council. To listen to the most recent podcast and subscribe to future editions, click here.
04-20-12 By Zeke Stokes, SLDN Communications Director |