(Editor’s note: Lane Hudson’s commentary first appeared in Out and has been submitted to SDGLN as well.)
Corporate America has become a leader on issues of LGBT equality. Thanks to many things—including the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index and robust employee resource groups—corporate policies are usually far ahead of laws providing for the general LGBT population.
For many LGBT families, Tax Day marks the end of an annual encounter with inequality. Although the federal tax code began incorporating marriage and family-based tax incentives in 1913, many LGBT families still cannot benefit from this tax relief.