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

This post is a part of Fashion In the Broad Sense: a new 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, …

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National Coming Out Day and LGBTQ Moments on The Golden Girls

October 11 is National Coming Out Day and, in the course of my recent research, I've been thinking a lot about how The Golden Girls portrayed LGBTQ characters and issues over the years. The show tackled topics like coming out, AIDS, and learning to accept family members' sexuality, among others, with sensitivity and humor in …

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