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The Golden Girls Got Gay Marriage Right 22 Years Ago

prop 8, doma, supreme court, marriage equality, golden girlsArguments will be presented in front of the Supreme Court today and tomorrow about California’s Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act. (The LA Times has a handy cheat sheet if you’d like to catch up on what’s at stake.) Essentially, the court will be looking at the constitutionality of preventing gays from marrying and denying gay couples equal benefits. The tides seem to be turning in favor of equal rights for all, a change that has been fought for by so many for so long, including Sophia from The Golden Girls, who understood the basic right of marriage equality 22 years ago:

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