Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, died Monday at the age of 61, following a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer.
An announcement from her website, Sally Ride Science, noted that Ride is survived by “Tam O’Shaughnessy, her partner of 27 years.” O’Shaughnessy is chief operating officer and executive vice president of Sally Ride Science — and a woman — acknowledging that one of the most famous members of the U.S. space program was gay.
Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced four new public-private initiatives on Sunday night aimed at removing barriers that cause some living with HIV/AIDS within the United States to fall out of care.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Over 500 people gathered on the steps of the Nebraska State Capitol Sunday night to hold a vigil for a lesbian woman brutalized early Sunday morning in what local LGBT activists are calling a hate crime.
The one-man outrage outlet better known as the Florida Family Association is up in arms over a new partnership between Office Depot and Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation, including a $1 million donation.