The U.S. Navy is honoring Sally Ride in a particularly appropriate manner: They've named their newest research vessel after the pioneering astronaut. Her life partner, Tam O'Shaughnessy, did the christening.
When the Navy announced last week that, come 2015, it would be getting rid of urinals on all future Gerald R. Ford class aircraft carriers in an effort to make the ships more "gender-neutral," it might not have known that it was tearing a hole in the universe. Critics bemoaning political correctness and icky toilet…
When the U.S. Navy first announced that they will allow women to serve on submarines, it was generally met with approval. But in the past month, more detractors have come forward. Some are "concerned," while others are just plain misogynist.