Civil Rights

The Duchess of Windsor—How the IRS Helped Create Same Gender Marriage


According to Roberta Kaplan, her attorney, Edie (Edith) Windsor surely didn’t know what was ahead of her. As a young, middle-class woman growing up in Philadelphia after the Depression and…

The Burns of Freedom: The Courageous Journey of Asma Yaqoob


Rejection is not something people deal with easily. When people are turned down because the other wants to preserve her own freedom, it is hard not to feel a small…