We close out Pride Month with the story of 84-year-old Ruthie Berman. She and her late wife Connie helped change the course of American history.
They successfully sued the NYC Board of Education for domestic partner benefits, opening doors in 1994 for all New York employees in same-sex relationships.READ MORE: UM Researchers Detect COVID-19 Variants In South Florida
The two, who married in 2011, were pivotal in LGBT rights organizations for decades.READ MORE: 'I Am The Proof That God Exists,' South Florida Woman Beats Coronavirus 150 Days After Being Admitted To Local Hospital
Now, the “Ruthie and Connie LGBT Elder Americans Act” will amend the “Older Americans Act” to give greater support to the elderly gay population.MORE NEWS: 7 Face Narcotics, Human Trafficking Charges Following Miami Beach Search Warrants
Guest: Ruthie Berman/LGBT Advocate