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Huge Advances for Gay Marriage in an Eventful ’Post-DOMA’ Year

By David Crary | Friday Jun 27, 2014
One year ago, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a pair of landmark rulings, one striking down the statute that denied federal recognition to same-sex marriages and the other clearing the way for gay couples to wed legally in California.

Logo Network to Honor Gay Rights Leaders

By David Bauder | Wednesday May 21, 2014
The Logo network next month will launch what it hopes will become an annual televised event saluting pioneers in the gay rights movement, with the woman who challenged the federal Defense of Marriage act as the first honoree.

Johns Hopkins Univ. to Honor DOMA Plaintiff

Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
Two women involved in a case challenging the federal government’s recognition of same-sex marriages that went to the Supreme Court are among the people receiving honorary degrees from Johns Hopkins University at commencement next month.

EDGE 10.0: The Decade in Women

By Steve Weinstein | Thursday Apr 10, 2014
When the EDGE Media Network launched 10 years ago, it was our mission as a comprehensive LGBT news site to cover the full spectrum of the community, including lesbians, bisexual and transgender women.

Edie Windsor Honored at "Eight Over Eighty" Gala

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Mar 7, 2014
On March 5, nearly 500 New Yorkers came together to honor 84-year-old LGBT trailblazer Edie Windsor, who was among those celebrated at Jewish Home Lifecare’s "Eight Over Eighty" gala in New York City, held at the Mandarin Oriental New York.

IRS Video Makes Same-Sex Spouse Filing Simple

By EDGE | Friday Mar 7, 2014
As the countdown to April 15th begins, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released a new video to their YouTube channel aimed at assisting married same-sex couples maneuver their taxes in a post-Windsor era.

Edie Windsor Presents Activist Award at Queens Pride

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jan 21, 2014
Edie Windsor and activist Cathy Renna will be honored on Jan. 25 at Queens Pride 21st Winter Pride event.

Advocate Names Pope Francis ’Person of the Year’

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Dec 17, 2013
Following Time magazine’s recent move, LGBT magazine the Advocate revealed on Tuesday that Pope Francis was their "Person of the Year."

Edie Windsor: LGBT Community is ’My Person of the Year’

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Dec 11, 2013
Edie Windsor, the plaintiff in the Defense of Marriage Ace case that went before the Supreme Court this summer, was nominated for Time’s 2013 "Person of the Year," but it was announced on Wednesday that she fell short of winning, placing in third.

Bethlehem Woman Files Lawsuit Seeking Partner’s Inheritance

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Nov 6, 2013
A widow in Bethlehem, PA, has filed a lawsuit seeking her rightful inheritance from her partner’s will, after the state ruled their marriage was not valid, and assessed her under the highest tax rate in the state.