Soap Fans Clamor for An Additional Gay Kiss

NEW YORK-- The relationship in between 2 boys on the venerable CBS daytime drama "As the World Turns" has actually triggered a protest campaign by upset viewers.

  • Soap Fans Clamor for An Additional Gay Kiss
  • Soap Fans Clamor for An Additional Gay Kiss

    Noah Mayer (Jake Silbermann) and Luke Snyder (Van Hansis) remain in love. hide subtitle

    Roger Newcomb moderates a prominent As The World Turns message board. Yet the site is not all fandom: Newcomb is challenging the daytime drama to include its leading gay characters in scenarios as practical as those it produces for the rest of the actors.

    Sweethearts Luke as well as Noah very first locked lips on Aug. 17, 2007. They kissed once more, in September, but ever since, the pair have actually been all handshakes and also hugs.

    Newcomb wishes to know what gives. Is the program steering clear of a delicate subject? \"Certainly something behind the scenes has actually taken place. Somebody's objecting, something negative. Somebody's kind of claimed, 'Maintain the story around, however do not allow them touch lips,'\" he hypothesizes. He explains them as one of the most caring and also dedicated pair on the show.

    The manufacturers of As the Globe Transforms claim they've heard from individuals that liked the kiss as well as individuals that didn't. \"We are telling Luke as well as Noah's story in one of the most authentic method we can, being respectful of all the people that view the program,\" Procter and also Wager claims in a composed statement. \"We make decisions on just how to inform our tales based upon what we think is finest artistically as well as for our varied audience.\"