Video – Groundbreaking LGBT Inclusive Soap Operas All My Children and One Life To Live CANCELLED

All My Children” and “One Life to Live” will air their final episodes in September 2011 and January 2012,  leaving only “General Hospital” to be ABC’s lone surviving soap opera.

“All My Children” made history by airing daytime TV’s first same-sex kiss between two women as well as its first lesbian wedding and the first coming-out story for a transgender character and One Live to Live”  made national headlines when it introduced a gay teen character (played by Ryan Phillippe) and was later honored by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) for it’s Kyle/Fish gay romance storyline, which OLTL fumbled with in the end and wrote both characters off abruptly because they didn’t know what to do with them after they hooked up.

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Will Kohler

Will Kohler is a noted LGBT historian, journalist and owner of Back2Stonewall.com. A longtime gay activist, Will fought on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic with ACT-UP and continues fighting today for LGBT acceptance and full equality. Will’s work has been referenced in notable media venues as MSNBC and BBC News, The Washington Post, The Daily Beast, Hollywood Reporter, and Raw Story,

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