Sally Ride's Obituary Reveals She Was Gay
We're now learning that hero astronaut Sally Ride, who just died from pancreatic cancer, took a secret to the grave. Her obituary reveals, for the first time, that she was gay.
An official statement from her company says she is survived by "Tam O' Shaughnessy, her partner of 27 years."
Although she broke barriers, Ride shunned the spotlight and liked to keep her private life private.