Today the LGBT lost a great person; Edith Windsor a lesbian married 43 years. However, when her partner...
Today the LGBT lost a great person; Edith Windsor a lesbian married 43 years. However, when her partner died she left Edith the estate but the IRS ignore their marriage and she had to pay a huge tax. Having her relationship ignored hurt her greatly, so she took it to the Supreme Court and won! Then two years later gay marriage won in the Supreme Court. She's an icon to the LGBT
Edith Windsor, Whose Same-Sex Marriage Fight Led to Landmark Ruling, Dies at 88
DOMA Hero Edith Windsor Reflects on Life After Love
Over the weekend, Ariel Levy, who wrote a beautiful profile of DOMA star Edith Windsor for the New Yorker, interviewed Windsor during the New Yorker festival. We already knew Windsor was an articulate and beautiful human, but boy did she prove it yet again.
Law Professor Pamela Karlan remembers marriage rights activist Edith Windsor