HIV-Positive Soap Opera Character to Go Off Air
The actress Kimberly McCullough, who played the HIV-positive character Robin Scorpio on the soap opera General Hospital, will be leaving the series. McCullough’s character sparked media attention in the 1990s when she was diagnosed with HIV on the show. The details of how Robin Scorpio’s storyline will come to an end have not yet been announced. McCullough has been on General Hospital on and off since 1985. Click here for more.
This is sad news. Not only because I’ve been watching General Hospital since I was in high school but because HIV has been a prevalent storyline for years, before the mainstream media picked it up. What do you think? Are there enough HIV positive characters on TV?