Maya Angelou

January 13, 2022
sally ride quarter

Sally Ride Queers Currency, But She’s Not the First

Your spare change jar is about to get queerer. As part of the American Women Quarters Program, a quarter featuring astronaut and physicist Sally Ride will begin circulating this year, making Ride the first known LGBTQ+ person depicted on U.S. currency—but she may be in queer company.