has Britain finally accepted homosexuality?
"Is the mainstreaming of homosexuality only successful when done with a knowing wink? There's a vast gulf between the cute campery of the likes of Brian Dowling and an actively sexual gay man. Norton may rattle on about sex, but it's comic, not erotic. And, as Queen Victoria would doubtless have appreciated, lesbian visibility lags way behind - or when present, it's often used to up the sauce content."