PHOTOS: Sally Ride, Bayard Rustin Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom
BY Advocate.com Editors
November 21 2013 12:17 PM ET
President Barack Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Tam O'Shaughnessy, Sally Ride's partner, on behalf of Ride in the East Room at the White House. Ride, who was awarded the Medal of Freedom posthumously, was the first female American astronaut to travel to space.