GLAAD amplifies the voice of the LGBT community by empowering real people to share their stories, holding the media accountable for the words and images they present, and helping grassroots organizations communicate effectively. By ensuring that the stories of LGBT people are heard through the media, GLAAD promotes understanding, increases acceptance, and advances equality. For more information, please visit www.glaad.org or connect with GLAAD on Facebook and Twitter.
Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that legal marriages of same-sex couples will be recognized for all federal tax purposes. This ruling applies to couples married in any state, the District of Columbia, or any foreign country that recognizes marriage equality.