How Edie Windsor Championed Gay Rights: ‘She Was Everywhere’

Into her late 80s, Ms. Windsor continued to leverage her national profile as a winning Supreme Court plaintiff to support her favorite L.G.B.T. causes.

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

By ROBERT D. McFADDEN September 12, 2017 Edith Windsor, the gay-rights activist whose landmark Supreme Court case struck down the Defense of Marriage Act in 2013 and granted same-sex married couples federal recognition for the first time and rights to...

Gay Couples Entitled to Equal Treatment on Birth Certificates, Justices Rule

The Supreme Court ruling on Monday concerned an Arkansas law that treats same-sex married parents differently from opposite-sex married couples.

Federal Court Lifts Injunction on Mississippi Anti-Gay Law

By RICHARD FAUSSET June 22, 2017 A federal appeals court on Thursday lifted an injunction on a Mississippi law that grants private individuals and government workers far-reaching abilities to discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people...

Pride 2017: Same-Sex Parents Still Face Legal Complications

Laws covering parenting can be contradictory around the country, especially with adoptions. Custody issues can emerge even years after a child is born.

Mayor’s Fall in Seattle Shakes the Gay Community He Rose From

Accusations that Ed Murray paid teenagers for sex in the 1980s, which led to a decision not to seek re-election, have brought uncertainty and sadness.