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Tax Filing for LGBT Parents: An Unfair Process

Tax Filing for LGBT Parents: An Unfair Process
While many families headed by heterosexual spouses look forward to tax breaks when filing their federal tax return, married LGBT parents are not entitled to the same benefits.  Gay spouses are  forced to lie on their tax forms by

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Why Rick Santorum is Missing the Boat

Why Rick Santorum is Missing the Boat

This past week, GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum expressed disapproval of civil unions for same-sex couples to Dean Reynolds of the “CBS Evening News.”

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Higgins Requests Meeting with Postmaster General

Higgins Requests Meeting with Postmaster General

A Statement Released by the Office of Rep. Brian Higgins

Higgins Calls Existing Data Calling for WNY Closings Inadequate and Insulting

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) wants answers from the United States Postal Service and he’s going to the top.  Frustrated by the lack of data to justify closings and drastic job cuts in Western New York, the Congressman is asking the U.S. Postmaster General for a meeting to discuss the issue. 

LGBT Legislation 2011

LGBT Legislation 2011

What LGBT laws and memorandums inpacted the gay community in 2011? Read here http://www.examiner.com/lgbt-parenting-in-buffalo/lgbt-legislation-2011 for the top stories.

Marry Me 2011

Marry Me 2011

Victory prevailed as gay marriage equality dominated 2011. Here is a re-cap of the year's LGBT matrimony highlights. Want to read more? Click here http://www.examiner.com/lgbt-parenting-in-buffalo/marry-me.

LGBT Human Rights

LGBT Human Rights

Today is International Human Rights Day, a celebration of the "Universal Declaration of Human Rights" doctrine that was created by the United Nations on December 10, 1948 to protect every human being's inherent rights and freedoms.  

In honor of this day, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton  gave a speech http://www.examiner.com/lgbt-parenting-in-buffalo/a-mile-my-shoes

Honoring Harvey Milk

Honoring Harvey Milk

"Burst down those closets doors once and for all, and stand up and start to fight."

Those are the words of Harvey Milk, a man who lived and breathed LGBT rights and equality. Milk was a pioneer.  To read further, go to Honoring Harvey Milk.