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Gay Rights Icon Edith Windsor Was A Trailblazer Through And Through

Edith Windsor — the gay rights activist whose landmark lawsuit paved the way for same-sex marriage nationwide in the U.S. — died on Tuesday (September 12). She was 88 years old. Windsor was the lead plaintiff in a 2013 Supreme Court case that successfully struck down the Defense of Marriage Act and gave same-sex couples federal recognition and benefits for ...

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