This is a list of soap opera characters who are lesbiangaybisexual or transgender " LGBT "and the live action television and radio soap operas which feature them. Characters who are pansexualasexualnon-binary and intersex are also included. Character orientation and gender identity can be portrayed on-screen, described in the dialogue or mentioned.
Two decades after the first gay character moved in to Albert Square and 13 years after Anna Friel's lesbian kiss on Brookside Close, The Archers achieved a soap-opera first by featuring a gay civil ceremony last night. Over a quarter of a million extra listeners were expected to have tuned in for the minute episode at 7pm. They listened to the culmination of a two-year romance that took off in the middle of a strawberry field, when the lovers shared their first kiss in April
The popular South African television drama 7de Laan has shown a kiss between two male characters for the first time in its 17 year history. The episode featured a tender moment between character Logan played by Simon Tuit and his husband Divan Arnu de Villiers. After a disagreement, the couple embraces in a crowded restaurant, much to the surprise of other characters in the scene.
This list spans thirty years of soap operas, and includes icons and one-offs, but they all made some kind of impact on the lives of their fictional towns. Lindsay Smith. His wife is pissed.
Daytime Pride Saturday, June 29 Morning event: 10 a. VIP dinner: p. FromHansis stepped into a role that made TV history and gave the Massachusetts native a sold training ground for his career.
British soaps have long been loud and proud when it comes to addressing sexual orientations, identities and issues alike. However, when Coronation Street was first broadcast init was unimaginable that two characters of the same sex could ever share the same bed, let alone have a relationship. Brookside introduced the first openly gay character in soap history in
I grew up watching Coronation Street with my family, breathing in sharply whenever Sophie Webster came on screen. Maddie died. Why am I telling you about the death of a character years ago?
The fans have started a letter-writing campaign, posted an online petition and even have a Web site that counts the days, hours, minutes and seconds since Luke and Noah last locked lips. Last August was another milestone — believed to be the first time two gay men kissed on a soap — when Luke surprised Noah with the sign of affection. They kissed again in September, at a time Noah was still coming to grips with being gay.
The following is a sortable listing of soap operas or serial dramas which include central LGBT Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender themes or characters. EastEnders was the first UK soap to screen a gay kiss inprompting outrage from viewers and the media who branded the programme "filth" and dubbed it "EastBenders". EastEnders has been at the centre of much controversy regarding its gay characters kissing on-screen.