’90s Sitcoms Don’t Hold Up Well—But They Once Held My Family Together
I knew on a level the humor was cringeworthy, especially as a recently out gay boy facing heterosexist gender roles, but I didn’t care. I needed “Friends” to make our house feel less lonely and empty.
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