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Edith Windsor

DOMA heroine Edith Winsor to headline Constitution Day luncheon

Edith Windsor, the winning plaintiff in the landmark case in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was unconstitutional, will be one of the guests at a Constitution Day event on Sept. 17.

Edith Windsor calls on U.S. Supreme Court to strike down DOMA

Edith Windsor, the New York widow who was forced to pay $363,000 in estate taxes in 2009 upon the death of her spouse, Thea Spyer, made her case to the U.S. Supreme Court, filing a brief in her challenge to the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

House GOP to Supreme Court: Gays too powerful to warrant judicial protection

Republican members of the U.S. House leadership tell the U.S. Supreme Court it should uphold the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as constitutional, arguing that gays and lesbians are a powerful interest group, and do not warrant “judicial intervention.”

Meet the hero of the marriage equality movement

Edith Windsor never meant to be the face of a decades-long political, legal and civil-rights battle. But it’s a role that suits her well.