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.
Jared Milrad, an award-winning actor, writer, filmmaker, lawyer, and activist, who worked in The White House for President Barack Obama, founded a nationally recognized non-profit organization, and was featured in Hillary Clinton’s historic presidential campaign commercials ("Getting Started," "Equal"), has launched We Won’t Go Back, a people’s movement for Americans of all backgrounds fighting to protect the country’s highest ideals of inclusivity, equality, justice, and opportunity.
In Houston, LGBT activists launch a petition to obtain a referendum in order to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation in employment, public accomodations and housing and that the city grants health insurance benefits to the unmarried partners of city employees.