Learn about trailblazer Edie Windsor and her groundbreaking marriage equality case
On this day in 2013, Edie Windsor and the ACLU stood before the U.S. Supreme Court and argued that the so-called “Defense of Marriage Act” (DOMA) was unconstitutional and that the federal government could not discriminate against married lesbian and gay couples for the purposes of determining federal benefits and protections. A few months later, the court ruled in their favor, paving the way for marriage equality for all loving couples. Today, learn about trailblazer Edie and her decades-long love story with her wife, Thea: http://bit.ly/2pj3dNe #100DaysTN
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