Ten Most Popular Blog Posts of 2014

2014 In Review

  These are the posts that drew the most viewers in 2014. It is an interesting mix of LGBTQ specific information and human services/poverty stories. Most of the stories are local, but not all. I think this reflects some of the balance I strive for on the blog. 10. Toys for Tots Distribution Information  – this […]

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General Hospital Dragged My Attention Away From the Gay Storyline

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Debut of Lucas Jones on General Hospital

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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” […]

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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 […]

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LGBTQ Soap Opera Update: Spoilers, Speculation, You’ve Been Warned

Wow. General Hospital and Days of Our Lives LGBTQ stories (well, they are both really gay men’s stories) are both on fire. Here’s my quick rundown. First, DAYS and uberpopular WilSon. The bad news is that Will is being recast because they actor wants to pursue his education. Big shoes to fill? The other bad […]

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