5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 18

1. President Obama urged the LGBT community to keep up the pressure on Congress on passing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). The remarks came at a fundraiser Tuesday night in New York, where the pre...
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IRS: All married same-sex couples will be recognized for taxes

All legally married same-sex couples, including those in states like Georgia that refuse to recognized their marriages, will be treated as married for federal taxes, the IRS announced today.

The ruling, which comes after the U.S. Supreme Court's June 26 decision striking down key parts of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, covers such areas as federal income tax, gift tax and estate tax.