This week Coronation Street aired its first male rape storyline, proving to be one of its most controversial topics to date. Actor Ryan Prescott recently teased that his character's upcoming storyline was going to involve an unexpected love interest. Sean is delighted that he was the first person his son saw and bonds with Dylan while Violet is in hospital, upsetting both her and Jamie. Her other son, Jason Grimshaw Ryan Thomasis not pleased but later warms to the idea. The show revolves around a fictional sports and wellness centre in Esseninitially focusing on ice skating with other sports being added to the repertoire throughout the show's run. It screened the first mouth-to-mouth gay soap kiss in the UK inleading some MPs to call for the programme to be banned. Pauly D finally had a hair makeover and he looks absolutely class.
James and his family will first appear on screen in June when they buy the builder's yard from the Grimshaws.
LGBT people are still too invisible on soaps, and their happiness so often absent from storylines. Worlds Without End: New York, New York:
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