I'm a strait male and all I want to see is good drama representing real people. That is why I watch US television; Joss Whedon's work, for example, treats subjects like gender and sexuality with artistic integrity. Complain about this comment Comment number 2. They should aim to show or reproduce realism is society. Whilst they SHOULD be doing this to some extent after all, soaps are supposed to reflect real life , surely they should also afford these characters a chance to develop a depth beyond the sterotype? Personally, I think they're over-represented on TV in the same way as ethnic minorities are over-represented on the BBC in general. The same is true of those who think that sexuality is too private an issue to get TV story attention in any way that is not vulgar or stereotyped.
Is the TV portrayal of gay and lesbian people fair?
Available on Hulu and Logo. Which doesn't help much. If you object to the existing programming, may I suggest you write and pitch your own. I mean, have you actually watched Eastenders, Holly Oaks etc? You may agree or disagree with this proposition but I do believe it still remains relevant to this discussion and I can hardly see how such comment can be considered off-topic for which it was removed.
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Queer as Folk defined itself through its documentation of homosexuality as sexual act, through its correlation of queer identity with men fucking other men and enjoying it. Once narrowly categorised as "catering for minorities," diversity is now absolutely integral to our output and one of our most distinctive points of difference from other services. The evening ends with an episode of Queer as Folk, a compelling Showtime series about a group of gay men and lesbians in Pittsburgh. It is all good stuff, but it has all been available for some time in one form or another elsewhere on television - mostly Showtime's main channel. Complain about this comment Comment number 1. Culture, Power, and Identity , ed.
It has gone from a few hundred thousand subscribers to 1. What do you think about the portrayal of heterosexual people on television? My logic got fuzzy at this point. This debate is now closed. Log in Subscribe to comment Why do I need to subscribe? Wells , a bisexual Victorian-era genius and Warehouse agent.