Magazine article The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)

Nuggets & Bites

Magazine article The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)

Nuggets & Bites

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"Will's ... moribund sex life [on Will & Grace] continues to irritate gay people.... Ill be the first to admit that I'd like to see the last episode (May 18) end with the perennially frustrated Will cruising a seedy leather bar and leaving at 3 A.M. in a drunken stupor with a shirtless and tattooed guy named Spike.

"The pragmatist in me, however, realizes that explicit sexuality isn't what this show is about. Will & Grace introduced gay people to millions of Americans and brought us into their living rooms .... The gay community owes [the show's creators] a debt of gratitude. They made it possible for the networks to take gay-themed shows seriously."

--From Wayne Besen's January 22 column on his WayneBesen.com Web site

"What is so great about this film for me is that [Felicity] Huffman clearly gets it.... [Her] respect comes through in her willingness to show Bree's bad choices as well as her good so that audiences can see a real character instead of the caricature that has become so familiar in the way in which transgender women are portrayed. …

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