Edith "Edie" Windsor died on Tuesday. She was 88 years old. The image that we will keep from Edie is this photo that illustrates this article. This woman was amazing and she will remain forever in our memories.
Edith Windsor, 87, is an activist to whom we owe a lot because it is thanks to her and her fight against inequality than the United States have legalized marriage equality.
Some years ago, presidential candidates clashed on LGBT rights with, on one side, those who were in favor of LGBT rights, and on the other hand, those who were against. Today, the Democratic candidates are fighting to know who is the best support for LGBT voters.
Will DOMA be finally completely repealed?
The University System of Georgia has decided to now offer tax benefits to married same-sex couples through a retirement plan.
A group of married gay and lesbian soldiers decided to sue the federal government because it refuses them the recognition, benefits and family support which are granted to heterosexual soldiers but who are not granted to gays and to lesbians because of DOMA.
The end of DOMA could be close!
Finally, on March 26 judges of the United States Supreme court began the debate on marriage equality.
How Hillary Clinton could have to voice and to fight so much in favour of the LGBT community in the United States and also in front of the United Nations while being openly against marriage equality? I waited for that since years, and finally Hillary Clinton "changes her mind" and announces her support for gay marriage!
Last week, I wrote about the possibility that Obama's administration has to be able to give its view to Supreme Court, which has to rule on marriage equality in California and on cases challenging the section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which says marriage is a only an union between a man and a woman.
In a Friday filing, a lawyer of the administration, Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, urged the Supreme Court to kill DOMA!