Was just reading about how there is rabid fan base of straight women for "Queer As Folk" the old Showtime series. (Seems they are having another fan convention this week.) These...
women have written hundreds (if not thousands) of fan fiction pieces, often somewhat pornographic, about the show when went off the air about 10 years ago. Seems that Harry Potter is also an obsession of this same group and that there is much fan fiction about the various male characters hooking up with each other. Baffled by where this comes from-- anyone have a theory?
Ridiculously facile answer. OP was wondering why that particular show has become so popular with straight women when it was supposed to have been a show for a gay audience. I know...(more)3-22-2014 11:33am
when it was on the air that its big fan base was straight women and Showtime executive had no idea why this was so.