If a traditional, elderly woman living in the 1980s has a strong grasp on the true meaning of love and equality, then why can’t the United States Supreme Court in the year 2013? Sophia Petrillo for the win!
Blanche: Oh look — I can accept the fact that [my brother] is gay, but why does he have to slip a ring on this guy’s finger so the whole world will know?
Sophia: Why did you marry George?
Blanche: We loved each other. We wanted to make a lifetime commitment, wanted everybody to know.
Sophia: That’s what Doug and Clayton want too. Everyone wants someone to grow old with, and shouldn’t everyone have that chance?