Watershed blues

We've all heard the phrase 'get a room!', usually hurled in the direction of new teenage couples who find each others tongues irresistable and possibly for parents whose children believe that past having given birth to them, they had actually given up all forms of being sexually active. Give that opinion another forty years...

When it comes to same-sex kissing though, we think we might be able to guage the general opinion on the street. But what about on tv, a medium accessed by millions of teenagers across the country that influences through educating, informing and interpreting different lifestyles, beliefs, opinions and expressions?

Apparently, according to the Pinknews, David Cameron, Britain's PM is considering pushing back same-sex kissing and raunchy dancing to a post-nine o'clock watershed time. The news has been met with some hostility:

'At present, all four major [UK] soap operas; Corrie, EastEnders, Emmerdale and Hollyoaks all have gay or lesbian characters and all have gay couples.'

'Today, Brooke Vincent who plays teenage lesbian Sophie Webster in Coronation Street took to Twitter to criticise the prime minister: 'I swear David Cameron’s meant to be supporting equal rights,' she Tweeted. 'I just think if same-sex kisses are what he is prioritising and concentrating on changing, our country’s in trouble.'

Number 10 has yet to confirm the Prime Minister's intentions in the face of increasing calls for tighter television regulation but supporting this move could well mean 'bedtime' for LGBT equal rights.

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