Thursday, April 9, 2009

Human Rights Campaign to Host National Web Chat on LGBT Financial Issues in Advance of Tax Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Observer Update) - In advance of April 15 – “Tax Day” – the Human Rights Campaignwill 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

WHAT: National web chat hosted by Human Rights Campaign

WHO: Financial planner Joe Kapp, Family and Estate Attorney Kirstin Gulling, and HRC Legal Director Lara Schwartz

WHEN: Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. EST

HOW: To participate, visit the following link:

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