Wednesday, December 30, 2009

HOT STORIES: Kyle and Fish's Big Moment

Daytime soaps took another step forward in representing the gay and lesbian community when Kyle and Fish finally had sex. The show presented two couples having sex today - heterosexual Gigi and Schuyler and "Kish" - and it was interesting to see how they both were played similarly. There haven't been that many gay sex scenes in soap history to make much of a comparison but it's been obvious to everyone that same sex couples do not the over the top desk/elevator sex their straight counterparts have regularly.

The Luke and Noah ("Nuke") sex scene in January of this year comes to mind as an obvious comparison of the progress we've made. In that case, the characters were shirtless but were never shown in bed together. Today, we saw Kyle and Fish snuggling in bed in the afterglow. Way to go, ONE LIFE TO LIVE, for taking that next step!

1 comment:

  1. Wow. Great job OLTL! That's how you do a same sex love scene, just like the straight couples. Slow, sensual, soft lighting, soft music overlay, tender touching and kissing, and an afterglow complete with cuddling.

    Damn, though, made me a bit sad and angry all over again about Otalia. I mean, Kish's scene is pretty much how I envisioned their (Otalia's) first time. I know Crystal & Jessica would've rocked it, too, if only CBS/P&G/GL would've had the guts to go there.

    I guess I'll have to catch up on the backstory with these two now. 'Cause that was absolutely beautiful.

    Also, does anyone know what other same-sex lovescenes have been aired on daytime? I've seen the Bianca/Reese one, as well as the Nuke one. I've gotta say Kish's is the best one I've seen so far.