Last week on General Hospital, Franco and Liz discussed the possibility that Aiden may be gay. It has been the subject of much discussion on social media, including tweets from non-profit humanitarian organization PFLAG National.
GH began tackling the topic of Aiden’s bullying and struggles to fit in with other kids in August when his older brother Cameron gave him a hard time for requesting princess pencils for school. We later learned that Liz’s youngest was bullied for being different. Kids were calling him “Gayden” and targeting him online. His brothers were uncertain how to handle it. Cameron wanted to fight the other kids but Jake, perhaps wary of becoming a target himself, leaned more towards avoidance as a solution.
When Jake told Franco and Liz what the other kids were saying about Aiden, they had a frank conversation about the possibility of Aiden being gay. They don’t want to discourage Aiden from being himself but also feel the need to protect him from less open-minded individuals.
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