It’s no surprise that the discriminatory DOMA has had devastating effects on lesbian and gay couples since its outlandish inception. It’s also no surprise to the thousands of lesbian and gay couples that not having same-sex marriages recognized by the IRS costs money. Lots of money, as it turns out.
According to a recent joint study by CNN Money and H&R Block, that cost can actually be as much as $6,000 per year!
Time to really educate your straight family, friends and co-workers …
Pass these posts along to them:
When you’re done, write to your state and federal representatives and urge them to end the discrimination.
[By the way, I’m back from my holiday hiatus … did you miss me?]
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