As veteran TV insiders Chappell and Turrisi were attracted to what they saw as the Web’s unrealized potential to deliver innovative material to audiences while generating a profit. They were also drawn to the medium through their united and determined struggle to overcome the restrictions daytime network television places on the realistic portrayal of gay couples. In the Web, each of them saw a landscape offering an opportunity for artistic freedom similar to that of cable’s early days. The permissive and inclusive globescape that is the Web is the ideal venue for a lesbian-centric soap opera.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This paragraph made me think of Douglas Marland's Showtime soap A NEW DAY IN EDEN in the early days of cable that was set to push the envelop and have more creative freedom. It didn't last, probably because it was a show ahead of its time.