Sally Ride

Sally Ride, remembered for achievements and education advocacy, to receive Medal of Freedom

President Obama will give the United States’ first woman in space, Sally Ride, who was also a lesbian, the highest award for which a civilian is eligible.

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Washington Post Op-Ed Gives Different Perspective on Sally Ride, Her Partner, and Her Family

When Sally Ride died just a few days ago, many in the public were surprised to learn that she had been in a 27-year relationship with another woman, Dr. Tam O’Shaughnessy.

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The New York Times: Give Sally Ride her due place in LGBT history

If the New York Times is the "paper of record" then it's right now missing a crucial part of that record. It became known that American hero Sally Ride, who passed away this week, had been in a relationship with a woman for more than a quarter-century.

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BuzzFeed interviews Sally Ride's sister, tells the story The New York Times failed to tell

The New York Times' obituary of Sally Ride failed to mention explicitly that she was in a relationship with a woman.

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Sally Ride, First American Woman in Space, Passes Away at 61

Dr. Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, passed away today after a seventeen-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Dr. Ride is survived by her partner of 27 years, Dr. Tam O’Shaughnessy, who is the COO and Executive Vice President of Sally Ride Science, along with her mother, Joyce, and her sister, Bear.

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