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Marriage equality trailblazer Edith Windsor dies at 88

Edith Windsor, “the gay-rights activist whose landmark Supreme Court case struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in 2013 and granted same-sex married couples federal recognition for the first time and rights to myriad federal benefits,” died today at the age of 88, reports the New York Times: Four decades after the Stonewall Inn uprising fueled the fight for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights in America, Ms.
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