Edie Windsor

BREAKING NEWS: Another nail in DOMA's coffin

NEW YORK -- Today, another federal judge has ruled that a critical section of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutionally discriminates against married same-sex couples.

The decision in the Windsor v. United States case at the federal District Court for the Southern District of New York holds that laws like DOMA should not be presumed to be constitutional, and should instead be subject to a heightened form of judicial scrutiny.

LETTER TO COMMUNITY: How will YOU create change in 2012?

I had the privilege to attend the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force's Creating Change conference in Baltimore, Md., as a Blogging Scholarship Winner for the Network for LGBT Health Equity.

The event was inspiring and full of life. I met some extraordinary people from all over the U.S., each creating their own change in their local LGBT communities.

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