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: 'Really A Reckless Decision': Gov. DeSantis On FDA's Decision To Limit Use Of Certain Mononclonal Antibody Treatments
The two, who married in 2011, were pivotal in LGBT rights organizations for decades.READ MORE: Family Makes Plea To Help Find Driver In Fatal Hit-And Run Crash In Pompano Beach
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: Three People Injured In NW Dade Drive-By Shooting
Guest: Ruthie Berman/LGBT Advocate