Same-sex mar­riage hero dies

The Guardian - - INTERNATIONAL -

Edith Wind­sor, the woman who achieved hero status in the gay rights move­ment when she sued the US gov­ern­ment to recog­nise her same-sex mar­riage, died on Tues­day at the age of 88. Her vic­tory in 2013 paved the way for the le­gal­i­sa­tion of same-sex mar­riages across Amer­ica in 2015 Pho­to­graph: Chip So­mod­ev­illa/Getty

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