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President To Honor America's First Woman In Space

AP | Posted 05.21.2013 | Science

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will bestow the Medal of Freedom posthumously on Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space. Obama say...

Why Sally Ride's Sexual Orientation Matters

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 09.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Ride didn't hide the fact of her sexual orientation from her family and friends during her lifetime, anyway, nor did she want it hidden from from the public in her death.

Should Sally Ride Have Publicly Come Out?

AP | By DAVID CRARY | Posted 07.26.2012 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK -- Pioneering astronaut Sally Ride, who relished privacy as much as she did adventure, chose an appropriately discreet manner of coming out. ...

Romney's Sally Ride Tweet Draws Fiery Response From LGBT Advocates

Posted 07.24.2012 | Gay Voices

Mitt Romney is just one of a number of politicians and high-profile personalities to offer condolences on the death of Sally Ride, the first American ...

Godspeed, Sally Ride

Margaret Lazarus Dean | Posted 09.23.2012 | Science
Margaret Lazarus Dean

Sally Ride helped to change what the word "astronaut" could mean, and generations of girls have grown up with different ideas about what they could be because of her example.

Sally Ride, American Hero: This Is What a Lesbian Looks Like

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 09.23.2012 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Discrimination is not an American success story, nor is there anything "great" about it. Sally Ride -- astronaut, pioneer, teacher, writer and devoted lesbian partner for 27 years -- now there's a great American success story.

Astronaut Sally Ride's Obituary Reveals She Leaves Behind Female Partner Of 27 Years

Posted 07.25.2012 | Gay Voices

Sally Ride's death after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer has brought to light a less-reported fact about the first American woman in space: h...

Sally Ride, First American Woman In Space, Dies Of Pancreatic Cancer: What Is It?

Posted 07.25.2012 | Healthy Living

Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, died today after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 61 and, after several missions as an...

First American Woman In Space Dies At 61

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.24.2012 | Science

Sally Ride, the first American woman to travel into space, died Monday at the age of 61, the Associated Press reported. The cause of death was panc...