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RSS FeedsElegy for Edie
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17 september 2017 01:37:09

 
Elegy for Edie
(WorldNews Entertainment)
 




On Friday, hundreds of people gathered in New York City┤s Temple Emanu-El for the funeral of Edie Windsor, who died on Tuesday at age 88. Windsor sued the United States government when it refused to recognize her marriage to Thea Spyer, ultimately toppling the federal ban on same-sex marriage at the Supreme Court. Windsor was represented by Roberta Kaplan, a civil rights attorney who continues to challenge ( and defeat ) anti-LGBTQ laws in America. Kaplan┤s eulogy for Windsor is printed below. You can also watch it here , beginning at 1:48:00. One of the first things that Edie Windsor ever told me was that she only had a few more years left to live. That was more than eight years ago, in...
 
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