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The passing of Edith Windsor reminds us of the legal struggle to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act. [Read More]
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Actor Harry Dean Stanton, TV producer Don Ohlmeyer, former senator Pete V. Domenici, actor Frank Vincent and gay rights pioneer Edith Windsor are among the notable people whose deaths have been announced in the last week. [Read More]
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We remember them for their comedy (Jerry Lewis, Dick Gregory), the music that will remain in rotation (Steely Dan's Water Becker, Glen Campbell), their impact on the theater world (Sam Shepard) and mo... [Read More]
At the gay rights leader's memorial service in New York, a lawyer called on listeners to 'redouble our efforts to resist'... [Read More]
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Edith Windsor, a hero of the marriage equality movement who died this week at age 88, not only achieved a significant victory at the Supreme Court, but inspired many in the LGBT community. [Read More]
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Hillary Clinton made a surprise appearance during her memorial service to honor LGBT pioneer Edith Windsor as someone who "helped change hearts and minds." [Read More]
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Hillary Clinton delivered a stirring eulogy at the funeral of marriage equality hero Edith Windsor. [Read More]
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Hillary Clinton remembered gay rights pioneer Edith Windsor as a symbol of love who changed hearts and minds across America — including her own — during a funeral Friday for the woman whose court battle helped make same-sex marriage the law of the land. Windsor died Tuesday in New York at 88. The... [Read More]
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Hillary Clinton remembered gay rights pioneer Edith Windsor as a symbol of love who changed hearts and minds across America — including her own — during a Friday funeral for the woman whose court battle helped make same-sex marriage the law of the land. Windsor died Tuesday in New York at age 88. The cause of her death wasn't given, but she had struggled with heart issues. Clinton described Windsor, who had a master's degree in mathematics and worked for IBM, as "a path breaker, first in science and computers, and then in social history and politics and culture."... [Read More]
Hillary Clinton remembered gay rights pioneer Edith Windsor as a symbol of love who changed hearts and minds across America... [Read More]
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Justices allowed the administration's request to block a lower court's ruling that would have allowed "up to 24,000 refugees" by October. [Read More]
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The Stanford Law School posted a remembrance of Stanford Supreme Court Litigation Clinic client Edith Windsor by Law Professor PAMELA KARLAN. Windsor was the lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court of the United States case United States v. Windsor, which successfully overturned Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act and was the legal landmark… Read more... [Read More]
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Edith Windsor was more than an LGBT hero... [Read More]
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Edith Windsor, the LGBT-rights activist who died at the age of 88 on Tuesday, will be long remembered for the culmination of her decades-long career as an activist: the lawsuit that led to legalization of same-sex marriage in the United States. But, as many users on Twitter have pointed out and some... [Read More]
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After Edith Windsor's death at age eighty-eight, Ariel Levy remembers the glamorous and outspoken gay-rights activist. [Read More]
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On Wednesday, when the Supreme Court convenes to hear arguments in the second of two cases challenging the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, the person who will stand front and center before the nine justices won't be Edith Windsor, the vivacious 83-year-old widow whose name is on the case, but her la... [Read More]
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Edith Windsor passes away at age 88 She took the fight to the Supreme Court, which struck down critical parts of a USA marriage law in a ruling that helped pave a path toward legalizing same-sex nuptials nationwide. Windsor was asked to pay $363,000 in federal estate taxes, which she would not have been required to do "i$3 f Thea was Theo", as Windsor put it during a 2013 interview with NPR's Nina Totenberg.Though... [Read More]
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After her wife died in 2009, she won her fight for an inheritance tax break – at the high court. [Read More]
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Edith Windsor, a gay rights pioneer whose landmark Supreme Court case struck down parts of a federal law against same-sex marriage and paved a path toward legalizing those marriages nationwide, died Tuesday. She was 88. Ms. Windsor died in New York, said her lawyer, Roberta Kaplan. The cause of death wasn't given, but Ms. Windsor had struggled with heart issues for years. Former President Barack... [Read More]
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On Wednesday's MSNBC Live with Velshi and Ruhle, the two MSNBC hosts ended their show by lavishing over the top praise on a gay rights activist -- Edith Windsor -- who passed away and is credited with helping to legalize same-sex marriage in the U.S. The two recommended that a "statue" or a "monument" be built in her honor, and Stephanie Ruhle lauded her as a "true, true champion" and declared that she "loved" this example their show was highlighting. [Read More]
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