General Hospital Archive

General Hospital Dragged My Attention Away From the Gay Storyline

Yinz know that I’ve spent the better part of a year waiting for the return of Lucas Jones to General Hospital and his big gay storyline. And I wasn’t terribly disappointed either with the slow build or the possibility of a gay male love triangle, especially one featuring two men of color. Slow is a
Category: Recreation/Social

General Hospital Explores How Someone Learns Homophobia

I think my dream job would be to write about the soaps. I’d have to get cable. I might also like to write for the soaps. Last week on GH, Lucas Jones revealed that he’s gay to long-presumed-dead bio father and mobster, Julian Jerome. It was a pretty intense series of scenes – Julian reeled
Category: Culture

General Hospital Fans Have a Stake in Russian Anti-LGBTQ Violence Too

After yesterday’s post asking fans of “Days of Our Lives” to demand NBC speak out against the atrocities the Russian government is levying against their LGBTQ citizens, I realized that it certainly doesn’t stop with NBC soaps.ABC’s General Hospital has a frontburner story with the evolving love triangle of Brad Cooper torn between Felix DuBois
Category: Culture

Soap Fans, Please Send Your #CheersToSochi to Support #WilSon, Lucas, Brad, Felix and Friends

The Olympics begin tonight on NBC and while DAYS will apparently not be bumped for coverage, there is a very important concern for viewers, especially fans of #Wilson, Will Horton and Sonny Kiriakis. As you may know, Russia has cracked down on “homosexual propaganda” under federal law and informal use of brutal and repressive tactics
Category: Activism

The Debut of Lucas Jones on General Hospital

Well, he finally arrived in town – Lucas Jones is back to help find his missing sister, Carly Jacks, and in one episode he collided with Luke Spencer then his other sister, Sam Morgan, while his biological father sat unknowingly sipping coffee in Kelly’s Diner. I am unsure if I like Luke calling Lucas “LL”
Category: Culture

Lucas Jones is Possibly Television’s Most Highly Anticipated Gay Character

For months and months, he’s been discussed and paired off with potential love interests, his backgroun scrutinized, his family ties creating interesting knots on the current canvas of general Hospital. His name is Lucas Jones and he is gay. And he is returning to the canvas very soon. Quick recap – Lucas is the biological
Category: Culture

Luke Spencer. No Apologies.

The Prompt: Who is your favourite character of all time? So this is tricky because “all time” means of all the time and I’m not good with commitment. I also have a penchant for disillusionment – am I alone in finding Little Women disappointing as an adult? I mean – the domestic goddess Meg scenes
Category: Culture

Anticipating The reIntroduction of Lucas Jones to General Hospital

Since yinz seem to really like my soap opera posts, here’s another one that I’ve been ruminating on this week. Lucas Jones is coming back to General Hospital. That’s a reasonable conclusion based on the fact that’s already involved in a storyline even off the canvas and the frequent sudden mentions. Lucas is the adopted
Category: Culture