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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Billy Crystal on PC Comedy, ‘Soap’ and Clarifies His ‘Too Much for Me’ Comment on TV

Whenever you talk groundbreaking LGBT roles in television, it doesn’t take long for Billy Crystal and his performance as Jodie Dallas on the ABC sitcom “Soap” (1977-1981) to come up in the conversation. And while Crystal’s upcoming series “The Comedians” isn’t gay-centric since Crystal and actor Josh Gad play fictionalized versions of themselves, the topic of “Soap” […]

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The TV Showrunners: Creating LGBT Characters, Telling LGBT Stories (Part One)

The year was 1977 and even without the Internet to spread the word on controversy I knew that there was something freaking people out about with this new sitcom called “Soap.” The show was supposedly racy, sexual and bawdy like no other show had been before and among its regular cast, it also had a […]

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