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Homophobia Won’t Be Rear Its Ugly Head During First Season Of “Looking,” Says Creator

urlI don’t think it plays too prominently in the first season. We didn’t want to pretend that it doesn’t exist because it absolutely does in this day, so there are little elements of it, but our goal was to show these friendships and to be in their world, rather than [that of any homophobic] people outside of their circle.”


Michael Lannan, creator/writer of HBO’s Looking, asked whether the series will address homophobia, during an interview with In Toronto magazine


By:           Editors
On:           Feb 4, 2014
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    • Ron Jackson
      Ron Jackson

      Now you can see why their is so much hair in the show. Argh!

      Feb 4, 2014 at 2:40 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JdJ

      yum, he looks hot!

      Feb 4, 2014 at 4:15 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Stache1

      @Ron Jackson: Sweety there’s a million other shows to watch that feature hairless twinks.

      Feb 4, 2014 at 4:22 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • jimbryant

      I think Michael Lannan should be more concerned about the appalling ratings for Looking.

      Let’s face it: just because you’re gay, it doesn’t mean you’re interesting to the viewer. Also, females don’t want to watch shows where women are not important in men’s lives.

      Feb 4, 2014 at 5:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Mel

      Entertainment doesn’t play too prominently in the first season either.

      Feb 4, 2014 at 6:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • KittyLitter

      Please do not include AIDs stories either. We have enough of those.

      Feb 4, 2014 at 7:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • glasshole

      It’s so cute (yet sad) that he thinks that show is getting a second season.

      I’ve seen more exciting shows about melting ice bergs.

      Feb 5, 2014 at 12:40 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam


      Actually Queer as Folk had a large female audience.

      Feb 5, 2014 at 9:57 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Stache1

      @Cam: Stop it. You’re ruining Jimbryant’s point by using facts.

      Feb 5, 2014 at 12:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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