Some people are brought up on the Bible or something edifying. I was brought up on Coronation Street. It is weird, but when I hear the theme music it actually soothes my soul! Man that is a worry. It is tough to admit it actually. Anyway, the program has an interesting ethical question. Let me explain.
There is a character called Roy Cropper who owns a cafe. There is another character called Hayley. Now Hayley was originally Harold and became Hayley. Now Roy met Hayley and was attracted to her (him), not actually knowing she was a he. In time she/he let Roy know that she was a he but that she was off to get a sex change operation. Roy went through a terrible time of angst before deciding to support her. He recovered as a she and then they moved in together. They eventually 'married' with a civil union.
Clearly Roy was not 'gay' when he thought Hayley was a woman. Then he realised she was a 'he' and then 'he' became a 'she'. So the question is, 'is Roy gay'? My family is divided. Some say he is not gay because he is in fact attracted to a woma and Hayley is now a woman. Others believe he is gay because he is in a sexual relationship with a man.
What do you think?