Rachel Maddow Girlfriend. Did you know that Rachel Maddow has a girlfriend? We, of course, know that she is one of the most visible (or the most visible) lesbians in media but we never thought about her relationships. Maybe because every time we watch her, we are so taken by her articulateness that our minds never wander to such thoughts as “Does Rachel Maddow have a girlfriend?”
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Anyhoo, for those of you who are also not in the know, THE Rachel Maddow girlfriend is Susan Mikula. She is an artist. Here’s a photo of the happy couple which we came across at Gay Star News about LGBT celebrity couples who make it work despite their age differences. According to GSN, a 15-year age gap separates the lovebirds – Susan is 56 while Rachel is 41.
Back in 2010, People Magazine featured Rachel and Susan giving us an idea about their domestic lives as a couple and how they met.
People reports: “Rachel Maddow doesn’t bring her work home with her. The MSNBC host, 37, and her artist girlfriend Susan Mikula spend each weekend at their quaint home three hours north of New York in Western Massachusetts, and it doesn’t have cable – or even a television.”
People quotes Mikula on their TV watching habits: “We realized that the two of us have the TV Disease. Rachel can’t have one because she’d watch it all the time!”
Will these two ever plan for a big lesbian wedding? We hope they will. They sure look happy together. According to an After Ellen article back in 2011, they are in no rush to wed: “While she has been with her partner, artist Susan Mikula for 12 years, the couple is in no rush to wed even though it has been legal in their home state of Massachusetts since 2004.”
Here’s what Rachel says of gay marriage: “I feel that gay people not being able to get married for generations, forever, meant that we came up with alternative ways of recognizing relationships. And I worry that if everybody has access to the same institutions that we lose the creativity of subcultures having to make it on their own. And I like gay culture.”
She’s got a great point. Now, let’s end this post with a photo of Rachel and Susan’s home in Massachusetts.
Rachel Maddow Girlfriend is Susan Mikula: Wedding Bells For the Lovebirds? posted on 14 June 2015.