The Supreme Court has overturned DOMA!
It happened because of one woman who had the courage and bravery to share her story. Edie Windsor and Thea Spyer shared a life of love and commitment.
When Edie lost her beloved Thea, she was denied rights because the federal government didn’t view her marriage as legitimate.
Because she took her story all the way to the Supreme Court, June 26, 2013 will go down in history.
When Edie Windsor’s partner of 44 years – and wife of two years – passed away in 2009, she was denied her rights because the federal government didn’t view her marriage as legitimate. Edie fought it. She went on to bravely share her story and stand for her rights – and the rights of all loving, same-sex couples – leading to the Court’s decision to rule DOMA unconstitutional.
We owe Edie a huge debt of gratitude…
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