Mary Tyler Moore Becomes Gay Icon

With the passage of gay marriage equality in Minnesota Mary Tyler Moore’s famous gleeful hat toss from the credits of the Mary Tyler Moore show has taken on a whole new meaning:

Marriage Equality Graphic with Minnesota Skyline and Mary Tyler Moore

Screen Shot from Joe My God Blog of Mary Tyler Moore Hat Toss

And we all though Rhoda was our gal.

Of course, the Mary Tyler Moore Show has always been ahead of everyone else when it comes to gay issues. In the season three episode, ‘My Brother’s Keeper’, the character Phyllis is upset because she thinks that Rhoda is making the moves on her brother. The two have been spending an awful lot of time together in the episode. Rhoda lets Phyllis know, though, she has nothing to worry about.

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