Episode 19 – Edith Windsor: Champion of Gay Marriage

In this episode, our hosts discuss the life, the love, and most importantly, the fight for LGBT+ rights of Edith “Edie” Windsor. Edie was one of few women to become a technology manager at IBM, as well as being a genuine and dedicated activist. Learn about the epic romance of Edie and Thea, and how this led to the landmark case of United States v Windsor, which overturned Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, effectively legalising gay marriage in the United States.

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