The ‘Golden Girls’ NAILED Marriage Equality Back in 1991 SHARE: Tweet We need to stop focusing so much on what nine men and women in robes think about marriage equality and start paying attention to what four women in robes who eat a ton of communal cheesecake think about it. More than 22 years ago, during Season 4 of The Golden Girls, Blanche’s gay brother Clayton comes to Miami to announce his commitment ceremony. Sophia’s pearls of wisdom set Blanche straight on the importance of equality. And you wonder why these four ladies are the gay icons they are. SEE ALSO: • Analysis, Transcript and Audio of Tuesday’s Prop 8 Arguments • If ‘Super Friends’ Retired to Miami Beach Like the ‘Golden Girls’ … [@RubinReport via @SamLikesIt] MOST RECENT BY Slade Sohmer:Mandela, A-Rod, Same DiffNelson Mandela Dies, Leaving ‘Best Human on Earth’ Title Up For GrabsNikki Finke Is Taking the Mandela News Well Slade Sohmer Slade Sohmer is editor-in-chief of HyperVocal and co-host of SiriusXM's daily "Politics Powered By Twitter" program. Tweet him at @SladeHV.