The good news from Utah and Indiana--where marriages of same-sex couples are already underway since no stay is in place--was an encouraging end to an amazing year of marriage-equality progress.
Since that historic victory, which brought full marriage equality to Vermont and other equality states, so much has happened: a string of court victories (all of them citing Windsor), help from the Obama administration to bring more federal benefits to more same-sex couples, ever-increasing public support for the freedom to marry.
Vermont Freedom to Marry board member Ernest McLeod's husband, Kevin, was lucky enough to hear Edie Windsor speak in Toronto about her life and the case. And what a life she's had! Thanks to Edie and all the trailblazers, including many Vermont trailblazers, who brought us this far.
Here's to another year of great progress ...