GLAAD Media, Daytime Emmy Pre-Noms: ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’

In this series of stories, I break down some of the key nominations as well as omissions in this year’s GLAAD Media Awards and Daytime Emmy Awards. It’s no surprise that the daytime serial game has been diminished greatly over the past decade. What was once a plentiful landscape of soapy stories and heightened drama […]

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What’s Your Best of 2015 in LGBT Television? Tell Me!

Was it the romance and HIV storyline on “How To Get Away With Murder?”  Was it seeing the increased visibility of transgender people  like Caitlyn Jenner (“I Am Cait“), Jazz Jennings (“I Am Jazz) or “Orange Is The New Black” star, Laverne Cox? “Transparent” winning Emmys for star Jeffrey Tambor and creator Jill Soloway? Was it the storyline […]

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GLAAD Releases “Where We Are On TV” Report For 2015

While I hear myself regularly saying that we are everywhere on television and how I don’t have to go far to find another example of LGBT characters and stories, GLAAD makes it a point to really break down the numbers and see what’s good and what’s not so good year after year. “Twenty years ago, […]

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Jacob Young Talks Doing Trans Story Right on ‘Bold and the Beautiful’

The first transgender bride on daytime television is now married, but before that could happen (this being a daytime soap and all), the drama had to fly. On yesterday’s episode of “The Bold and the Beautiful,” Maya Avant (Karla Mosley) stopped her wedding to Rick Forrester (Jacob Young) to confront her father once and for all […]

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‘Bold and the Beautiful’ Video: Karla Mosley Previews Maya’s Family Drama

You’d think now that Rick (Jacob Young) has made it clear to Maya (Karla Mosley) that he’s fine with her being transgender, that everything would be smooth moving forward on CBS’s “The Bold and the Beautiful.” You’d think wrong. Late last week, Maya’s mother (played by Anna Maria Horsford) showed up wanting to take Maya’s sister, Nicole […]

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Shocking Clip: Who’s The Trans Character on ‘The Bold and the Beautiful?

Unexpectedly, the long-running CBS soap opera, “The Bold and the Beautiful” grabbed headlines yesterday based on yesterday’s episode. The character of Maya (Karla Mosley), currently involved with Rick Forrester (Jacob Young) and has been on the soap for over 2 years, was revealed to be transgender. In a story that ran yesterday in USA Today, […]

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Deep Soap: Major Characters Return to Two Soaps

Major Characters Return to “B&B” and “General Hospital” Sean Kanan is bringing his character, Deacon, back to “The Bold & the Beautiful.” Deacon was last seen in prison on “The Young & the Restless”, where he was arrested for blackmailing Nikki (Melody Thomas Scott) about killing Diane. Deacon has far more to do in his […]

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Jonathan Jackson Leaving ‘General Hospital’

“General Hospital” is losing one of its most popular actors. Multiple Daytime Emmy winner Jonathan Jackson, who played Lucky Spencer, has opted to leave the soap. Jackson returned to the show with great fanfare in late 2009. Since then, his character has discovered that his childhood love was cheating on him with his brother, lost […]

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