For Immediate Release
Human Rights Campaign to Host National Web Chat on LGBT Financial Issues in Advance of Tax Day
Experts to field questions from the LGBT community on variety of financial, tax and estate planning issues
advance of April 15 – “Tax Day” – the Human Rights Campaign, the
nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights
organization, will host a national web chat on a variety of financial
issues currently facing members of the LGBT community. During the
discussion, HRC and several financial experts will highlight the unique
legal inequalities and hurdles facing the LGBT community with regard to
financial, tax and estate planning issues. Federal law treats same-sex
couples as strangers, thereby denying them the 1,138 federal rights,
benefits and protections available to different-sex married
couples. Questions may be submitted in advance by emailing: email@example.com.
The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights
organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender
equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end
discrimination against LGBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves
fundamental fairness and equality for all.
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