PHOTOS: Sally Ride, Bayard Rustin Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom
November 21 2013 12:17 PM ET

PHOTOS: Ride, Rustin Awarded Medal of Freedom Editors

The gay pioneers were among 16 honorees awarded the highest civilian honor at the White House Wednesday.

10 Things to Know: Sally Ride
November 19 2013 8:00 AM ET

10 Things to Know: Sally Ride

Michelle Garcia

The first American woman (and possibly the first LGBT person) in space will receive a posthumous honor from the president this week.