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Now, Parade Is For All Who Choose to Be Irish

Now, Parade Is For All Who Choose to Be Irish

BY KATHLEEN WARNOCK | The New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade has stepped off 257 times, its many marchers including New Yorkers great and small, groups from all over the US and the world, and pipers and drummers beyond counting. This year’s edition featured all of the above, with an estimated 150,000 marchers, including the […]

Edie Windsor, Equality’s Champion, Dies at 88

Edie Windsor, Equality’s Champion, Dies at 88

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | Edie Windsor, a tireless advocate for LGBTQ rights who became a worldwide icon at age 84 when her lawsuit against the US government led the Supreme Court, in 2013, to strike down the key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act, has died at the age of 88. “I lost my beloved […]

Edie Windsor Claims Her Victory –– and Ours

Edie Windsor Claims Her Victory –– and Ours

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | “Internalized homophobia is a bitch,” Edie Windsor told a jam-packed news conference at Manhattan’s LGBT Community Center just two hours after the US Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Windsor was saying that for a long time during her 44-year relationship with her late spouse Thea Spyer, […]