Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Two Things Worth Reading Re: Sally Ride's Posthumous Coming Out

Posted By on Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 1:00 PM

In case you missed it, Sally Ride's obituary mentioned that she was survived by "Tam O’Shaughnessy, her partner of 27 years," declaring publicly for the first time that the incredibly private Ride was gay. Here are two items from the internet regarding that declaration.

From Twitter:


From Buzzfeed:

Asked about those who would have opposed legal recognition of her sister's relationship, Bear Ride bluntly replied, "Who cares about them, really? There are those who are stubbornly ignorant, and if they want to continue in that, God bless them, but probably best not to talk to my family."

Tags: , , , , , ,


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Previously in the Range

More by Dan Gibson

Staff Pick

Call to Artists: TIA Temporary Exhibits Program

Call to Artists: TIA is seeking proposals for temporary art exhibits for the calendar year 2017. Find… More

@ Tucson International Airport Gallery Mon., Oct. 31, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 7250 S. Tucson Blvd.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Four Tucson Instagram Accounts You Need To Follow Now (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Which TUSD Board Candidates Favor Closing More Schools? (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. For Buckmaster Show Listeners (and Others), My TUSD Board Picks, Once Again (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Quick Bites: Eat No Evil (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Will Hispanics Help Elect Hillary in Arizona? 'Nah,' Said Jan Brewer, 'They don’t get out and vote.’ (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2016 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation