Ruby, Paula, Winifred, and Rosalind: The Black Women of The Golden Girls

This post is a part of Fashion In the Broad Sense: a series of posts that explores how The Golden Girls relates to important topics and issues surrounding women and fashion. In its seven storied seasons The Golden Girls only dealt with race a handful of times, but those episodes are some of the most …

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Dealing with “Mixed Blessings”

This post is a part of Fashion In the Broad Sense: a series of posts that explores how The Golden Girls relates to important topics and issues surrounding women and fashion. On Saturday, June 27th, 2020, the news broke that Hulu pulled the season 3 episode "Mixed Blessings" from its streaming platform due to concerns about the portrayal …

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“Well, excuse me for living, Anita Bryant!”

This post is a part of Fashion In the Broad Sense: a series of posts that explores how The Golden Girls relates to important topics and issues surrounding women and fashion. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn riots that took place in New York City on June 28th and 29th, 1969. …

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Deconstructing HIV and AIDS on The Golden Girls

This post is a part of Fashion In the Broad Sense: a series of posts that explores how The Golden Girls relates to important topics and issues surrounding women and fashion. My full post, Deconstructing HIV and AIDS on The Golden Girls, is published on the Nursing Clio website. Nursing Clio is an open access, peer-reviewed, collaborative …

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