As of today Minnesota and Rhode Island have legalized same-sex matrimony. Last night at midnight, folks started tying the knot at Minneapolis city hall. Whooooo!!! For me, Minneapolis = Mary Richards forever (with a purple nod to Prince, of course) and I can imagine right about now an older widowed Mary (see Mary & Rhoda) might be getting busy helping to plan her queer daughter’s big lesbian wedding (poetic license, thank you). Mary as mother of the lesbian bride? What could be sweeter? (Yes, I’m blocking out any Ordinary People Mary-as-evil-mom flashbacks.)
So, let’s rock out to Joan Jett’s happy/grungy cover of the classic Mary Tyler Moore Show theme song, ‘cuz LOVE IS ALL AROUND, Minneapolis!