A guy is found by the police swimming naked. He can't, or refuses to, speak and is sent to a hospital. Since no diagnosis can be made, he will be transferred to a mental hospital, when his ... See full summary »
A handsome, carefree yoga instructor has breezed through life, women, and jobs, but when he breaks up with his girlfriend -- who's also his partner at their successful yoga studio -- he's ... See full summary »
Patrick,the man with everything, risks losing it all after a drunken boy's night out before his wedding day. Faced with the aftermath, it is up to him to remove all obstacles to achieve his ultimate goal: acceptance.
I loved "Playing it Straight" - yet I knew i shouldn't. I loved it because it showed gay guys on mainstream television, yet after thinking after each show - i realised it was probably offensive towards homosexuals. Gay guys were in some circumstances certainly seen as "lesser men" but not directly. The main problem i feel was the reinforcement of stereotypes. Barely any of the men attempted to challenge the gay stereotype, and through the one that did (Ben, the eventual winner) - it was too predictable that such a straight acting man would indeed be gay. On reflection, it would be interesting if a similar program was created with the roles being reversed - and gay men having to spot the straight man.... see the reaction to that one...
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