Cynthia Wade

Cynthia Wade – Freeheld (2007)

Lieutenant Laurel Hester is dying. All she wants to do is leave her pension benefits to her life partner – Stacie, so Stacie can afford to keep their house. Laurel is told no; they are not husband and wife. After spending a lifetime fighting for justice for other people, Laurel – a veteran New Jersey detective – launches a final battle for justice. Knuckle-biting, dramatic Freeheld chronicles a dying policewoman’s bitter fight to provide for the love of her life. Read More »