MSNBC's Rachel Maddow's blonde yearbook photo surfaces, America cares

, and became the first openly gay anchor to host a United States prime-time news program in 2008 with MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show.

The show is described by Maddow's website as "[featuring] the top headlines from the worlds of politics, current events, sports, science, health, crime, and the absurd - and interviews with newsmakers like Al Gore, Robert Redford, Edie Falco, John Kerry, Pat Buchanan, Jane Fonda, Seymour Hersh, Tucker Carlson, Roseanne Cash, Lili Taylor, Ben Harper, and Michael Isikoff."

She also likes DC's lesbian Batwoman.

But it isn't Maddow's career, her affinity for comic writer Greg Rucka or coverage of and from Afghanistan that's making waves on the Internet today. No, it's an old yearbook photo.

Maddow, known for her short, brown haircut, used to be blonde. (Seen below.)