Reasons to Have Pride in 2012, Part 4

Here is the fourth of four parts of 181 reasons to feel proud of not being straight and narrow.

BY Advocate Contributors

May 18 2012 4:00 AM ET

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Because tawdry fictionalized tales of our lives are hungered for around the world

As soapy and sensational as it could be, the American version of Queer as Folk was a brave endeavor for Showtime and a thrilling viewing experience for LGBTers of the 2000s hungering for any form of representation. Its enduring legacy is evident in its rabid fans, who pushed for the show’s first full cast reunion, taking place at the Rise ’n Shine fan convention in Cologne, Germany, June 8-10. (Ads for the event hilariously call it “the greatest reunification in Germany.”)

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