Remember ‘The Golden Girls?’ They Did An Episode On Marriage Equality…In 1985 (VIDEO)

Plot lines about topics like gay marriage, women’s sexuality, and immigration have always been controversial. However, this television show tackled those topics – and more – in style. Starting in 1985. You know, during the freaking Reagan years. Remember those? Yeah, good times . . .

In this clip, the devout Catholic, Sophia, explains to Blanche why everyone deserves the chance to get married. It really is pretty simple. You can almost imagine your grandmother in her role. I know I did.

We keep thinking we’ve come a long way, and we have, but this was pretty damned radical at the time. Watch the video: