Edie Windsor

Edie Windsor

LGBTQ & women’s rights champion Robbie Kaplan to receive 2018 WNBA Inspiration Award

Robbie Kaplan
National Sports
Robbie Kaplan also helped launch #TimesUp Legal Defense Fund, a nonprofit organization that provides legal representation to women who have experienced sexual violence, abuse or harassment. ...
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Just Published: ‘The People’s Victory: Stories from the Front Lines in the Fight for Marriage Equality’

National
The late Edie Windsor remembers a 2007 briefing in which she was told by an LGBT movement leader that marriage equality would be addressed “a couple years down the line.” The fierce and feisty activist recalls retorting:  “‘I’m 77 years old and I can’t wait!!" ...
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Lesbian Spaces, The Final Frontier: A Report On The Lesbians Who Tech NYC Summit

Lesbians Who Tech/C. China Jorrin 2016
National
Naming her organization “Lesbians Who Tech” was perhaps the boldest thing Leanne Pittsford did when she founded the group at the end of 2012. ...
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PFLAG’s Straight for Equality Gala Warms Hearts in New York

Kristin Chenoweth/PFLAG
Entertainment
Janet Mock presented Harris-Perry with the Straight for Equality in Media award at the eighth annual Straight for Equality Gala held by PFLAG National. ...
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Windsor, Obergefell to be Honored at the Nation’s Biggest LGBT Military Event of the Year

Windsor and Obergefell, plaintiffs in historic Supreme Court marriage equality cases, will be honored at the 3rd Annual AMPA National Gala for their role in securing critically important military and veterans benefits for LGBT military spouses and their families
National
Edie Windsor and Jim Obergefell will be honored at the 3rd Annual AMPA National Gala, presented by USAA. ...
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Hillary Clinton Outlines LGBT Commitment in New Brief

Clinton LGBT Campaign Photo
Politics
A new brief from the Clinton camp reads: "..we must stand firm and keep fighting until every American can not only marry, but also live, work, pray, learn and raise a family free from discrimination and prejudice." ...
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Janelle Monáe to Receive Equality Award from The Center in New York

Janelle Monáe/The Center
Entertainment
New York City’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center will honor Janelle Monáe with its Equality Award at the 18th Annual Women’s Event. ...
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BLgT USA Kicks Off 50 State Tour for LGBT Rights

Travel
GET//OUT dubbed the BLgT the first sandwich for equality. The “g” is chosen by partner chefs – gouda, guacamole, gazpacho; the possibilities are infinite. ...
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Windsor, Shepard Join LGBT Rights Movement 50th Anniversary

The Liberty Bell/Photo: J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia
Top News National
Both will be participating in events through the celebration, including the 50th anniversary ceremony at Independence Hall on July 4, 2015. ...
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Bipartisan Amicus Brief Submited for National Marriage

Top News Politics Local
A total of 44 members of the Senate and 167 Members of the House of Representatives signed on to the brief. ...
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