Today is the deadline for filing 2011 U.S. tax returns. In a timely piece, Nadine Smith, executive director of Equality Florida (and a mom to the adorable boy who met First Lady Michelle Obama recently), writes about federal tax inequality for same-sex couples. She gives us our quote of the week:
We have an 11-month-old son, and we know that it is our actions that will teach him more than just our words. How can we raise him to be honest and have integrity in his interactions with other people, if we fill out a form that denies our existence as a family?