Decades Old Clip from ‘The Golden Girls’ Succinctly Explains Defense of Same-Sex Marriage

As SCOTUS continues to debate the legality of California’s Proposition 8, and in a sense, the legality of same-sex marriage in America, more than 22 years ago, during a very special episode of ‘The Golden Girls’, Blanche’s gay brother Clayton comes to Miami to announce his commitment ceremony. She’s FINE with Clayton liking dudes, but she just doesn’t understand why he needs to put a ring on that finger.

Obviously, Beyonce wasn’t there to set Blanche straight, so in steps Sophia with that old-person common sense wisdom on the importance of equality and how this issue is really no big deal — except for those who’s rights and equality and opportunity for happiness are being denied them. [via @HyperVocal]

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