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Edie Windsor Thinks We Can Expect Marriage Equality Across The 50 States By 2024

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 06.06.2014 | Politics

Edie Windsor, plaintiff in the historic Supreme Court Defense of Marriage Act case, discussed her hopes for the legalization of gay marriage across al...

Edie Windsor Was Shocked To Get A Personal Phone Call From Obama After DOMA Ruling

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 06.06.2014 | Politics

Edie Windsor, the plaintiff in the Defense of Marriage Act court case, recalled on HuffPost Live Thursday the moments after learning she had won her c...

Edie Windsor Praises Pope Francis' Words On Gays: 'It Thrills Me'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.06.2014 | Religion

Edie Windsor achieved a breakthrough victory for the LGBT community when the Supreme Court ruled in her favor and struck down the Defense of Marriage ...

DOMA Plaintiff Edie Windsor Speaks Out On HuffPost Live

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.05.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Edie Windsor and lawyer Roberta Kaplan, the duo who brought down the the Defense of Marriage Act, join HuffPost Live at 4:30 p.m. on June 5 to discuss...

This Same-Sex Love Story Is One For The Ages

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

Edith Windsor -- the Defense of Marriage Act plaintiff -- has had a big year. In June 2013, the Supreme Court ruled in her favor, declaring DOMA u...

WATCH: DOMA Attorney Marvels At The Speed Of Gay Rights

Posted 08.14.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Attorney Roberta Kaplan enjoyed the victory of a lifetime when the Supreme Court sided with her client Edith Windsor and ruled the Defense of Marriage...

WATCH: DOMA Lawyer Roberta Kaplan On Her Post-Victory Jewish Celebration

Posted 08.13.2013 | Religion

Many are calling attorney Roberta Kaplan a gay hero after she represented Edith Windsor in the trial that led the Supreme Court to rule the Defense of...

Jennifer L. Levi, Director of GLAD's Transgender Rights Project, Talks GLAD's Summer Party With Special Guest Edie Windsor and More (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 09.23.2013 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week I talked with Jennifer L. Levi, Director of the Transgender Rights Project at GLAD, about the Supreme Court's marriage equality decisions, and about GLAD's Summer Party with special guest Edie Windsor, which takes place in Provincetown, Mass., on July 27.

Let Freedom Ring

Sue Shanahan | Posted 09.01.2013 | Arts
Sue Shanahan

Our freedom is sacred and worth defending. July 4th is a day to celebrate this gift and remember all who have fought and died for it.  As we watch fireworks light up the sky, with hands over our hearts, to our servicemen and women we stand in awe.

The Redemption of Judaism: Celebrating Pride Weekend with Edith Windsor

Joe Winkler | Posted 08.31.2013 | Religion
Joe Winkler

Friday night at Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, listening to the historic speeches of Edith Windsor and Roberta Kaplan, embracing people I didn't know, at a synagogue in a Protestant church, all in celebration of a historic victory of justice over discrimination, I felt inside of history.

Politicians Have Not Been the Leaders of the Gay Rights Movement

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 08.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Joan E. Dowlin

We were compared to drug addicts and the mentally ill. We were even preached to that God hates us. Is it any wonder we were all in the closet back then?

Diane Sawyer's Big Get

Posted 06.26.2013 | Media

Edie Windsor, the plaintiff in the Supreme Court case that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday, sat down with ABC News' Diane Sawyer ...

Ryan Rainey

What It Was Like Outside The Supreme Court, Waiting For LGBT Decisions

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Rainey | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vin Testa has a new nickname: "Flag Guy." The 25-year-old Washington resident -- a self-described "proud, out, gay man" -- became a f...

John Celock

What DOMA Decision Means For State Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

State lawmakers around the country who have been involved in the marriage-equality debate see Wednesday's Supreme Court rulings on the Defense of Marr...

Amanda Terkel

DOMA Decision Means Same-Sex Military Spouses Will Get Equal Benefits

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just hours after the Supreme Court declared the federal ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announc...

Howard Fineman

John Roberts Is Washington's Most Cold-Blooded Pol

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The shrewdest, most manipulative and radical politician in this city isn't the president or a member of Congress. He's the chief justice...

Clintons React To Supreme Court Ruling

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former President Bill Clinton is welcoming the Supreme Court decision striking down a provision of the Defense of Marriage Act, which h...

Jan Diehm

DOMA Decision Made By Supreme Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Jan Diehm | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

The U.S. Supreme Court killed the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday, and here's how the vote broke down. For information on the Court's less sweepi...

Crowd Erupts In Cheers Over Gay Marriage Ruling

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

By JESSICA GRESKO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Chanting "DOMA is Dead," supporters of same-sex marriage burst into cheers and some wept ope...

After Historic Gay Marriage Ruling, Haters Hate

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.26.2013 | Gay Voices

Anti-gay groups were immediately up in arms after the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional. They argued th...

Supreme Court Rules On Gay Marriage Cases

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

By MARK SHERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — In a major victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a...

Amanda Terkel

The Best Justice Kennedy Quotes In The DOMA Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The federal government's refusal to recognize legal same-sex marriages has imposed a "stigma," enshrined a "separate status" into law an...

Supreme Court Rules On Edie Windsor Case

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

Upon finding out the Supreme Court's ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act, plaintiff Edie Windsor couldn't contain her excitement. “I wanna go t...

LIVE UPDATES: Supreme Court Rules On DOMA

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court weighed in on two major gay marriage cases Wednesday -- Windsor v. U.S., challenging the Defense of Marriage Act, and Hollingsworth ...

Defense Of Marriage Act Ruling Made By Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

The Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday, with its ruling in United States v. Windsor. In a 5-4 de...