Edith Windsor

2 Million Turn Out For Annual New York Gay Pride ParadeThrongs of marchers hoisting signs and rainbow flags made their way down Fifth Avenue, West 8th Street and Christopher Street Sunday for New York City's Gay Pride March.
DOMA Suit Plaintiff Windsor To Serve As Pride March MarshalEdith Windsor, the plaintiff who filed the lawsuit that led to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling against the Defense of Marriage Act this week, will be among the grand marshals for this year’s New York City Gay Pride parade.
Crowds Rally In NYC To Celebrate High Court's Ruling On DOMA Crowds rallied in the West Village Wednesday, celebrating the Supreme Court's decision Wednesday striking down a provision of a federal law that denied federal benefits to gay married couples.
Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA Provision, Dismisses Prop. 8 CaseThe Supreme Court has issued a pair of significant but incomplete victories for supporters of gay marriage.
NYC Woman At Center Of DOMA Case Hopeful Outcome Is 'Going To Be Good'Justices heard arguments Wednesday in a New York City woman's case that challenges the constitutionality of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act.
Supreme Court To Take Up New Yorker's Historic DOMA CaseThe plaintiff in the case is Edith Windsor, who lived with her partner Thea Spyer in New York City for more than four decades and was forced to pay $363,053 in estate taxes when Spyer died in 2009 because DOMA didn't recognize their marriage.
New York Appeals Court Strikes Down Defense Of Marriage ActThe decision upholds a lower court judge who ruled that the 1996 law that defines marriage as involving a man and a woman was unconstitutional.