Edith Windsor, plaintiff in 2013 same-sex marriage case, dead at 88

"Few were as small in stature as Edie Windsor -- and few made as big a difference to America," Obama said. Same-sex marriage was legalized by the Supreme Court while Obama was in office. Windsor, who was from New York, often said that she fought her ......mehr

Quelle : CNN

Edith Windsor, LGBTQ Advocate Who Fought The Defense Of Marriage Act, Dies At 88

Edith Windsor loved Thea Spyer. For nearly half a century, the two were partners and eventually were legally married as well. When Spyer died in 2009, though, the federal government didn't recognize that love on Windsor's tax forms, expecting her to ......mehr

Quelle : NPR

Edith Windsor, Whose Same-Sex Marriage Fight Led to Landmark Ruling, Dies at 88

Edith Windsor, the gay-rights activist whose landmark case led the Supreme Court to grant same-sex married couples federal recognition for the first time and rights to a host of federal benefits that until then only married heterosexuals had enjoyed ......mehr

Quelle : New York Times