Martha Byrne and Van Hansis, As the World Turns
As the World Turns' gay teenager, Luke Snyder, played by the adorable Van Hansis, is finally cracking open that closet door!

Viewers have known for a while that Luke has a secret crush on his cute pal, Kevin (Karl Girolamo). In the Friday, March 3, episode, Luke finally opens up about his feelings in a candid conversation with Oakdale newcomer Jade (Elena Goode). It's a brave first step in Luke's coming-out journey, which is sure to stir up more conflict with his parents, ATWT supercouple Lily and Holden (Martha Byrne, Jon Hensley).

Video Sneak Peek: Want an early look at Luke's gaytime drama? Watch TVGuide.com's exclusive video preview right here.