Based on the British series of the same name, Showtime's 'Queer as Folk' presents the American version. Following the lives of five gay men in Pittsburgh, 'Queer as Folk' is a riveting drama full of sex, drugs, adventure, friendship and love. Although the creators of 'Queer as Folk' wanted to present an honest depiction of gay life, it is by no means a comprehensive depiction. In addition to the usual sexual escapades and relationships of the five friends, the show explores critical gay political and health issues.Written by
Several times throughout the show, Emmett Honeycutt is identified as originally being from Hazlehurst, Mississippi, a real town of about 4500 on the outskirts of Jackson. This may have been the writers' tribute to one of the most famous people to come from Hazlehurst: John Epperson, an actor and singer arguably best-known for his drag persona Lypsinka. See more »
In Pennsylvania, where this is to be set, car license plates are only on the rear of the cars. On cars shown in different scenes, license plates are visible on the front as well. See more »
I'm sure there are millions of faggots who'd love nothing more than to walk the straight-and-narrow, but I'd sooner die than see Liberty Avenue homogenized and de-homo-ized.
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"Queer As Folk is a celebration of the lives and passions of a group of gay friends. It is not meant to reflect all of gay society." See more »
this show is AMAZING!! i love the characters and the actors who portray them! my favorites are justin (randy harrison) and brian (gale harold) because they make the best couple on the planet! they should get married in real life! that would make me happy! anyway, i never get bored with any of the episodes, and it's funny yet serious at the same time. that's why this show is so amazing, it's the humor and the story. just basically everything about this show is pure AMAZINGNESS! i have to thank my best friend for showing it to me. it has brought nothing but joy into my life. seriously, queer as folk has to be the #1 show in the world and to the cast and crew...I WORSHIP YOU!!!! ;-)
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