Queer as Folk (2000–2005)
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Excluding and Abstemiousness 

Hunter is ostracized at school for being HIV positive; Loretta expresses her love to Debbie; Brian is stunned to find out he has an STD.


Chris Grismer


Ron Cowen (story), Daniel Lipman (story) | 6 more credits »


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Episode credited cast:
Michelle Clunie ... Melanie Marcus
Robert Gant ... Professor Ben Bruckner
Thea Gill ... Lindsay Peterson
Gale Harold ... Brian Kinney
Randy Harrison ... Justin Taylor
Scott Lowell ... Ted Schmidt
Peter Paige ... Emmett Honeycutt
Hal Sparks ... Michael Novotny
Sharon Gless ... Debbie Novotny
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Harris Allan ... James 'Hunter' Montgomery
Ashley Evelyn Bell Ashley Evelyn Bell ... Julia
Robert Bidaman Robert Bidaman ... Brian's Doctor
Laura de Carteret ... Dr. Judith Davidson (as Laura DeCarteret)
Carlos Gonzalez Carlos Gonzalez ... Rejector
Meredith Henderson ... Callie Leeson


Hunter's bleeding in the pool has made him an outcast at school, once more demoralized and deadly aggressive, but he insists to join a parents meeting called by principal Everett, where Dr. Davidson should reassure everyone, a complete failure- and enough to motivate pig-headed Hunter to take a stand, in that school, but not for long, even worse... Brian didn't mind dropping trou for the doctor, was startled the diagnosis was syphilis -188O? No, back these days-, relieved penicillin should cure it in days, but must tell all his sexual partners they must get tested. Brian starts with Justin, who has taken up home cooking, the spreads the word at Babylon, where it runs faster then fire. Em warns Deb that Loretta's gratitude with three kinds of sweets is more, a lesbian overture to be nipped in the bud if unwelcome, but Deb comes along to a dikes bar before pointing out she's straight, and with Carl. Ted is so depressed about his yet unhealed new face that even Em may not see it and has ... Written by KGF Vissers

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Drama | Romance


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Release Date:

12 June 2005 (USA) See more »

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Cowlip Productions See more »
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Did You Know?


Brian: You may have found the needle but locating the haystack's gonna be a bitch.
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References The Phantom of the Opera (2004) See more »

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