5 Queer As Folk December 3, 2000 – August 7, 2005
Queer As Folk was a groundbreaking series that aired on Showtime. It was a remake of the British series of the same name. The series followed the lives of 5 gay men and a lesbian couple living in Pittsburgh. The series was a tremendous critical and commercial success. It was universally praised for its phenomenal writing, incredible directing and outstanding cast. The series was known for tackling controversial and taboo subjects, such as, same-sex marriage, cruising, recreational drug use, AIDS/HIV, discrimination, gay adoption and coming out. The series featured hot and steamy sex scenes. The series was the first ever to depict a simulated sex scene between two men.