Jodie Dallas, Gay rights movement, "Soap", Susan Harris
An in-depth analysis of the show "Soap", and the first regularly occurring gay character on television, Jodie Dallas. The parody show has many political undertones, and Jodie says particular things about the gay rights movement in the 1970s.
Bigelow, Brittnie, "Jodie Dallas Has Left the Closet: Television’s First Regularly Occurring Gay Male Character and What He Had to Say About His Time" (2014). WWU Honors Program Senior Projects. 3.