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How a Queer Couple Reimagined Edie Windsor as a Comics Superhero

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Wonderful Women of the World, edited by Laurie Halse Anderson with a cover by acclaimed artist Nicola Scott.The book highlights the work of 23 true superheroines — pioneering women around the world, including Malala Yousafzai, Beyoncé, Marsha P.

Johnson, and marriage equality warrior Edith Windsor. That story follows Windsor from meeting her partner, Thea Spyer, through their marriage and Windsor’s ultimate victory in the Supreme Court that paved the way for nationwide marriage equality.

Windsor’s tale is juxtaposed with another true story, that of writer Amanda Deibert and artist Cat Staggs, the couple who collaborated on telling Windsor’s story in Wonderful Women of the World.Courtesy DC Comics When they were approached by DC about taking.

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