Then commit to it, and tell a story about Aiden being gay. Either age up the kid so he can be part of his own story, or choose an older child on the canvas who can do it. Because most of this story felt like Morgan's penguins and fireflies - with the "cluster of things" only occurring offscreen.
Franco was a famous artist before he moved to Port Charles and his trial for serial murder and rape took place in Port Charles 5 years ago, right before his stint in the mental hospital. But parents were excluding Aidan from birthday parties because of Aidan's behavior? There is no way that that matters more to the parents of his schoolmates than the fact that Franco lives with him.
And Guza did write Sonny's kids as being isolated because of their father. They didn't have friends. Michael made up an imaginary child when he was little, and he was ostracized when he was older. Morgan was sent off to military school under his mother's name. The other parents did care, and their kids did too.