Daytime Focuses on Gay Men, But Where Are The Rest Of Us?

Days of Our Lives

When last we chatted daytime television, I was sharing my thoughts on how the “Nick Fallon was raped in prison” story was playing out. Aside from the fact that there was a prison rape, it hasn’t been too bad. Nick had a come to Jesus moment about how he was treating his gay cousin and […]

Days of Our Lives – The Unfolding Story of Nick’s Homophobia (Maybe)

For the past year, DAYS has been exploring a multifaceted gay storyline involving the sweet romance of Will Horton and Sonny Kiriakis, along with the homophobia of Will’s cousin Nick Fallon. This week, we are starting to see the “explanation” for Nick’s homophobia  – he was raped in prison by a pretty scary dude, Jensen. […]

Daytime Television and Sexual Assault – Will DAYS do the “prison rape” story?

Trigger Warnings: Sexual Assault, Homophobia, Days of Our Lives has had a marvelous unfolding of their gay supercouple “WilSon” over the past year. Sonny Kiriakis and Will Horton are both legacy characters, easy to like and coping with the good soapy stuff any heterosexual couple faces – including a custody battle. They even have a […]

“Gay Boys” on Daytime Television

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

On daytime television’s Days of Our Lives, two significant characters – Will Horton and Sonny Kiriakis – are gay and in-love. Sadly, Will slept with his ex-girlfriend (and step aunt) Gabi and impregnated her. Like the gay men do. Gabi then started to date Nick Fallon, Will’s cousin and recently released convicted murderer. Nick thought […]