Sign the petition demanding that Congress end the unfair "gay tax" by repealing DOMA.

Tax season brings a stark reminder of what the so-called Defense of Marriage Act costs same-sex couples and their families. They are denied the opportunity to file taxes jointly and are penalized for supporting one another, while at the same time pay higher costs for health insurance and are deprived of Social Security coverage they’ve earned. End the “gay tax” by repealing DOMA.

Hear Ron & Tom's Story

Just a month after the death of his partner, Ron may have to give up the home they shared because DOMA prevents him from receiving Tom’s Social Security survivor benefits. These benefits would typically be granted to spouses.