The legacy of "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy"

06/14/2013 | Variety

The television show "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" continues to influence creative decisions at Bravo 10 years after it premiered, executives say. The show marked a cultural shift toward increased acceptance of gays on TV. "We weren't trying to cure juvenile diabetes or something. We realized it was about getting rid of pleated khakis and making it fun. But it was also about empowering people," said Carson Kressley, one of the show's stars.

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