Edie Windsor

Everything you need to know about Edie Windsor, the Supreme Court plaintiff who helped fight the Defense of Marriage Act. Edie Windsor helped bring down section 3 of DOMA. After the death of her late wife, Thea Spyer, Windsor was faced with the unfairness of a bill for $360,000 in estate taxes. That injustice won't happen to others because Windsor brought the case United States v. Windsor to the U.S. Supreme Court, which ruled that the section was unconstutional. Her cause was represented by Roberta Kaplan, a lesbian lawyer from the firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.

SAGE CEO Michael Adams’s poignant and empowering message delivered at Edie Windsor’s memorial service on Friday in New York.

September 16 2017 3:19 PM

"I know what Edie means to America," Clinton told the mourners.

September 15 2017 7:25 PM

Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo on the lessons that Edie taught them.

September 15 2017 2:14 PM

The plaintiff who helped bring marriage equality to the U.S. reflects on the woman who brought down DOMA.

September 13 2017 2:51 PM

The documentary tells the love story that paved the way for marriage equality.

September 12 2017 8:04 PM

The lesbian pioneer was a plaintiff in a landmark case that paved the way for same-sex marriage in the United States.

September 12 2017 4:07 PM
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