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Governor Cuomo declares June 20, EDIE WINDSOR DAY

On what would have been Edie's 89 birthday, June 20 will forever be Edie Windsor Day

Read Proclamation HERE

Historic Landmarks Preservation Center Cultural Medallion Plaque affixed to 2 Fifth Avenue - April 17

Icon Award Stonewall National Museum & Archives - March


Elizabeth Birch Equality Award HRC Dallas Black Tie Dinner - November

Sackler Award Brooklyn Museum - October

The Trevor Project Icon Award - May

Gay City News Impact Award - March

Village Voice Pride Award Heritage of Pride Honor -June


Inspire Awards International ICON Award, Toronto, Canada - May 27

Live Out Loud - Young Trailblazers Gala Legacy Award - May

American Military Partners - Equality Award - May

National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) - Social Action Award - March

Lesbians Who Tech - Edie Windsor Coding Scholarship Fund – February


Philadelphia International Equality Award - July 4

The First Ever Absolute Brightness Award - July 17

The Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corp. - Profile in Leadership Award - April 11

Celebrate Women's History Month Honoree - March 9


AFT - American Federation of Teachers – Women’s Rights Award – July 14

LOGO Trailblazers Award – June 26

Gay / Straight Alliance of the NY State Justice System – The woman who changed the lives of all LGBT
Americans - The Icon of our Community- June 17

The Johns Hopkins Honorary Degree - Doctorate of Humane Letters honoris causa - May 22

TLDEF – Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund – In Honor of her work in Justice & Equal Rights- May 19

GOAL - New York (Gay Officers Action League) - Laurel Hester Award - For extensive leadership within the
LGBT community- April 25

Brooklyn Community Pride Center – For her Bravery, Love and Fearlessness- April 24

Olivia Cruises - Ovation Award - April

Imperial Court NY - The Imperial Diamond Award for Vision – Support – Activism- March 29


OUT Magazine - Out 100 - Lifetime Achievement Award – Nov 13

Common Good Award – American Spirit Award for Citizen Activism- November 13

NYU Graduate School of Arts & Sciences – Alumni Achievement Award- October 18

PFLAG - Leadership Award – ‘Stay Close’ - Individual Leadership Award- October 14

The Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy Award – Trailblazer of Democracy Award- October 11

National Gay & Lesbian Task Force - Lifetime Leadership Award- October 8

American Constitution Society for Law & Policy - Keeping Faith Award – Recognition for her belief in the vitality of the US Constitution and its Fundamental Values - September 17

New York City Heritage of Pride – Grand Marshall - For going before the US Supreme Court to make Love Equal for us All - June 20

New York University Presidential Medal - for her Courageous Work with the Gay Rights movement - May 24

Eugene J. Keogh Award - Distinguished Public Service at New York University – May 22

LIGALY – Long Island Gay & Lesbian Youth - 20th Anniversary Gala Honoree – May 10

Village Independent Democrats -To Edie Windsor & Thea Spyer for standing up for Human Rights for all Couples - May 2

NYC LGBT Center - Community Trailblazer Award – April 11


NewFest – Film Festival in partnership with OUTFest – 2012 Visionary Award

Callen Lorde Community Health Center – For her courage, honesty, compassion, fierce spirit & commitment to Equality- April 19

NOW / NYC - Susan B. Anthony Award – For her work on behalf of the LGBT community- February 15

The LOFT’s “Edie Windsor & Thea Spyer' - Equality Award


New York City Council – For Extraordinary Contributions in the pursuit of Equal Rights for all LGBT individuals – June 16

ACLU Roger Baldwin Medal of Liberty – For her extraordinary contribution to the Defense of Civil Liberties -June 11

Marriage Equality NY –Trailblazer in Law Award- May 19


SAGE - (Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders) -Joyce Warshow Lifetime Achievement Award – October 25