Edith Windsor, Whose Same-Sex Marriage Fight Led to Landmark Ruling, Dies at 88

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A Wider Bridge mourns the loss of Edie Windsor, a true hero of the modern movement for LGBT equality. Her determination and perseverance to fight for what she knew was right brought about an end to the odious “Defense of Marriage Act” and paved the way for the later historic decision that brought full marriage […]

Developing Story: Discrimination Against Gays Even After Death

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An investigation revealed that members of Chevra Kadisha, Jewish burial services, across Israel aren’t prepared to bury homosexuals: “If it is possible for them to be buried in another place, it is preferable.” Israel has dozens of burial societies and all of them operate independently. They receive their burial fees from Israel’s National Insurance and an […]