Freddie Smith, Chandler Massey, "Days of Our Lives" (Photo: NBC)

Where have all the gays gone on daytime?

It’s the end of an era.

Last week, on “Days of Our Lives,” Will Horton (Emmy winner Chandler Massey) and his husband Sonny Kiriakis (Emmy winner Freddie Smith) walked off into the sunset – or at least the closest thing that passes for sunset on the NBC soap – Horton Square.

Will and Sonny stand as the first and only gay male super-couple on daytime.

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Kimberly McCullough, "General Hospital" (Photo: ABC)

Is there a ‘perfect’ soap moment? Yes!

Is there a perfect soap moment?

A spot that somehow encapsulates all the great things about the soaps? One that captures the romance and the drama and demonstrates why they are so beloved by viewers?

I’ve been thinking about this a lot since ABC aired “The Story of Soaps,” a prime-time tribute to daytime serials.

It was a surprisingly well-done special, until Andy Cohen guest-starred in the role of undertaker and declared the soaps dead.

As if.

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