QUEER THEORIES

"A Queer As Folk USA Fan Fiction Series"

by Gaedhal

Thanks to Mia for this fabulous "QT" illustration!

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Here are the most recent chapters in the "Queer Theories" series, from Chapter 89 onward, including the link to the latest "Nowhere Man," "Folk Lore," and "Wayfarers" Alternate Universes.

Go back to the First "Queer Theories" Page, Chapters 1 through 59.

Go back to the Second "Queer Theories" Page, Chapters 60 through 88.

UPDATES AND INFORMATION!

INTRODUCING:

"QUEER REALITIES"!

The Sequel to "QUEER THEORIES"

Is here now!

*NEW!!! The link to the "THE ANGEL STREAM": Brian Kinney is 33 years old and never been in a relationship -- until....

"WAYFARERS"! A "Queer Theories" Alternate Stream Romance of the Old West. For your kind perusal and edification.

"BEATITUDES"! A new "Queer Theories" Alternate Stream story, a stand-alone, complete. Takes place in Pittsburgh, 1957.

Go to the fan commentary site run by Michele and Leah, "What Love Means". My comments for Season 3, as well as Leah's recaps of each chapter of "Wayfarers" are archived there. You'll also find a LOT of other articles, interviews, and features of interest to "Queer as Folk" fanfic fans.

Go to the "Queer Theories" Images Page to see a BRAND NEW image! The Promo Poster for that great new motion picture starring Jimmy Hardy and Brian Kinney, "The Olympian"! And don't forget the images that the Fabulous Mia made for the series -- Brian's "Vanity Fair" cover (which we had LONG before Gale is scheduled to appear on the December 2003 cover!), as well as the CD cover and promotional poster for the film "Hammersmith"! See them all NOW!

Chapter 89 is "Happy Hour": Emmett attends the Tuesday Afternoon Tea Dance at Babylon. Pittsburgh, August 2002.

Chapter 90 is "Art Lover": Brian and Justin go to the August Art Fest. Pittsburgh, August 2002.

Chapter 91 is "Cruising -- Part 1": Brian and Justin go with Gus and the girls up to the Erie Islands. Put-in-Bay, Ohio, August 2002.

"Cruising -- Part 2": Brian takes Justin and Gus and the girls for a boat ride. Put-in-Bay, Ohio, August 2002.

Chapter 92 is "What's the Story, Morning Glory? -- Part 1": Brian has an early morning visitor on the boat. Put-in-Bay, Ohio, August 2002.

"What's the Story, Morning Glory? -- Part 2": Brian and Justin take Gus into town. Put-in-Bay, Ohio, August 2002.

Chapter 93 is "The Wicked Twister": Brian and Justin take the girls and Gus to the amusement park. Cedar Point, Ohio, August 2002.

Chapter 94 is "A Perfect Drift -- Part 1": Brian and Justin's vacation on the island nears its end. The Erie Islands, August 2002.

"A Perfect Drift -- Part 2": The vacation on the island comes to an end. Put-in-Bay, Ohio, August 2002.

Chapter 95 is "The Difficult Kind -- Part 1": Brian returns to Los Angeles. August 2002.

"The Difficult Kind -- Part 2": Ron has trouble dealing with Brian's new 'image.' Los Angeles, August 2002.

Chapter 96 is "Debriding -- Part 1": Emmett answers Justin's call. August 2002.

"Debriding -- Part 2": Emmett helps Justin deal with Gus' second birthday party -- and another anniversary. September 2002.

Chapter 97 is "Idiot Wind": Brian and Ron, abroad and at home. September 2002.

Chapter 98 is "Ordinary World -- Part 1": Justin has three conversations. September 2002.

"Ordinary World -- Part 2": Justin goes to dinner at Lindsay and Mel's. September 2002.

Chapter 99 is "Better Man -- Part 1": Justin has a talk with Wade. September 2002.

"Better Man -- Part 2": Justin and Wade attend the promotional party for 'The Olympian' at Woody's. September 2002.

Chapter 100 is "Messed Around -- Part 1": Brian faces another 'aftermath' before he calls Justin. September 2002.

Chapter 100 is "Messed Around -- Part 2": Brian has brunch with Diane -- and takes a call from Sir Ken. September 2002.

Chapter 101 is "Bringing It All Back Home -- Part 1": Justin faces the opening of the show at the Austin Gallery. September 2002.

"Bringing It All Back Home -- Part 2": Justin has lunch with Cynthia. September 2002. (This story has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

"Bringing It All Back Home -- Part 3": Justin finds Wade waiting for him at the loft. September 2002.

Chapter 102 is "'La Diva'" -- Part 1": Ron talks to his mother -- and is surprised by Brian. September 2002.

"'La Diva'" -- Part 2": Brian has visitors on the boat. September 2002.

"'La Diva'" -- Part 3": Brian and Jimmy -- and Lilith, too -- are causing Ron grief. October 2002.

Chapter 103 is "Outlaw Blues" -- Part 1": Brian and Jimmy start their press tour in Chicago. October 2002. (This story has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

"Outlaw Blues" -- Part 2": Brian is afraid he is going to miss the closing night of Justin's gallery show. Pittsburgh, October 2002. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

"Outlaw Blues" -- Part 3": Brian and Justin are interrupted at the loft -- and get a surprise in the mail. Pittsburgh, October 2002.

Chapter 104 is "Most Likely You Go Your Way and I'll Go Mine" -- Part 1": Brian returns to L.A. and finds things a bit sticky at the house. Los Angeles, October 2002.

"Most Likely You Go Your Way and I'll Go Mine" -- Part 2": Ron finds that Brian has taken him at his word about getting out of the house. Los Angeles, October 2002.

"Most Likely You Go Your Way and I'll Go Mine" -- Part 3": Ron is despondent at the loss of Brian. Los Angeles, October 2002.

"Most Likely You Go Your Way and I'll Go Mine" -- Part 4": Ron never really knows what to expect from Brian. But he never expected this! Los Angeles, October 2002. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

Chapter 105 is "Ground Fog" -- Part 1": Brian arrives in London and is met by Dorian. London, October 2002.

"Ground Fog" -- Part 2": Brian attends the 'Hammersmith' Premiere, sees some old friends, and gets a few surprises. London, October 2002.

These are some of the images that Mia created especially for these chapters: The "Queer Theories" Images Page Up right now -- the CD cover and promotional poster for the film "Hammersmith" -- AND the "Vanity Fair" cover!

Chapter 106 is "I Can't Stand Up for Falling Down": Brian gets into trouble in London -- again. London, October 2002. *Warning! Violent content! Susan beta-ed this chapters through her fingers -- and I'm NOT kidding!

Chapter 107 is "Humpty Dumpty -- Part 1": The police come to Dorian's door. London, October 2002.

"Humpty Dumpty -- Part 2": Dorian finally sees Brian. London, October 2002.

"Humpty Dumpty -- Part 3": Dorian makes a very difficult phone call. London, October 2002.

Chapter 108 is "Things Have Changed -- Part 1": Brian is in deep denial about what has happened to him. London, October 2002. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

"Things Have Changed -- Part 2": Justin tries to take care of Brian. England, October 2002.

The"NOWHERE MAN" Series: is a "Queer As Folk"/"Queer Theories" Alternate Universe. "Nowhere Man" is not exactly a teaser and not exactly a new series. It's a little of both -- and a bit of a mystery. All the "Nowhere Man" chapters have been moved to their own page and space (click on the above). If you have been waiting to read "Nowhere Man" then THIS is the time to do so -- where it ties into the main narrative of "Queer Theories"!

The final "Nowhere Man" chapter was posted on Friday, February 7, 2003:"Nowhere Man -- Part 25" (Confront): Brian must make an impossible choice. And then continue on to the next section of "Things Have Changed"!

"Things Have Changed -- Part 3": Brian faces the vision of another life. Sussex, England, October 2002.

"Things Have Changed -- Part 4": Brian and Justin both see Fiona's vision. Sussex, England, October 2002.

Chapter 109 is "Something So Strong -- Part 1": Justin must deal with the aftermath of Brian's vision. Sussex, England, October 2002.

"Something So Strong -- Part 2": Brian and Justin return to Pittsburgh. England/Pittsburgh, October 2002.

"Something So Strong -- Part 3": Brian and Justin try to settle in at the loft. Pittsburgh, October 2002. (You might want to re-read Chapter 41 "Confessions -- Part 1", and "Confessions -- Part 2". The story of Tim Reilly and Brian at the halfway house in 1988.)

Chapter 110 is "Shelter from the Storm -- Part 1": Justin tries to reconnect Brian with his past. Pittsburgh, October 2002.

"Shelter from the Storm -- Part 2": Justin takes Brian to Woody's on Halloween. Pittsburgh, October 2002. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

Chapter 111 is "The Junketeer -- Part 1": Brian and his new personal assistant arrive in New York for the publicity tour. New York, November 2002. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

"The Junketeer -- Part 2": Brian has two important conversations. New York, November 2002. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

"The Junketeer -- Part 3": Brian has a busy, busy day. New York, November 2002.

Chapter 112 is "My Favorite Mistake -- Part 1": Justin joins Brian for a weekend in New York City. New York, November 2002. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

"My Favorite Mistake -- Part 2": Brian and Justin spend an evening in their hotel room. New York, November 2002.

"My Favorite Mistake -- Part 3": Brian and Justin enjoy a day in the city. New York, November 2002. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

"My Favorite Mistake -- Part 4": Brian and Justin spend an eventful Sunday together. New York, November 2002. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

Chapter 113 is "Deb & Vic's Excellent Adventure -- Part 1": Debbie and Vic prepare for their trip to Los Angeles and Justin gets an honor. Pittsburgh, November 2002.

"Deb & Vic's Excellent Adventure -- Part 2": Debbie and Vic come out to L.A. for the premiere of 'The Olympian' -- and are met by an unexpected driver. Los Angeles, November 2002.

"Deb & Vic's Excellent Adventure -- Part 3": Vic starts to understand a few things and Deb gives Brian a gift. Los Angeles, November 2002.

"Deb & Vic's Excellent Adventure -- Part 4": Vic and Deb get 'hijacked' by Brian -- and then Vic finds himself 'hijacked' yet again. Los Angeles, November 2002.

Chapter 114 is "When I Paint My Masterpiece -- Part 1": Justin, Ben, and Michael arrive for the premiere -- and walk into the middle of trouble. Los Angeles, November 2002.

"When I Paint My Masterpiece -- Part 2": Justin must try to fix things when he gets to L.A. Los Angeles, November 2002. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

"When I Paint My Masterpiece -- Part 3": The Premiere of 'The Olympian.' Los Angeles, November 2002. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

"When I Paint My Masterpiece -- Part 4": The after party for 'The Olympian.' Los Angeles, November 2002. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

"When I Paint My Masterpiece -- Part 5": Brian invites his guests for a day on his boat, 'La Diva.' Los Angeles, November 2002. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

Chapter 115 is "I Threw It All Away -- Part 1": Brian and Justin try to help Michael cope. Los Angeles, November 2002. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

"I Threw It All Away -- Part 2": Brian and Jimmy have an interview with a British newspaper. Los Angeles, November 2002.

"I Threw It All Away -- Part 3": Brian gets a call from Ron's mother, Lilith. Los Angeles, November/December 2002. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

Chapter 116 is "Inside Out -- Part 1": Brian and Justin prepare to leave for London. Los Angeles, December 2002.

"Inside Out -- Part 2": Brian and Justin arrive in London for the premiere of 'The Olympian' -- and are met with a surprise. London, December 2002. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

"Inside Out -- Part 3": Brian and Justin deal with the aftermath of Brian's public outing by holding a press conference. London, December 2002. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

"Inside Out -- Part 4": Brian must steel himself for the London premiere of 'The Olympian' -- with some help from Justin. London, December 2002.

Chapter 117 is "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out -- Part 1": Ron has a few thoughts after the London premiere. London, December 2002.

"There Is a Light That Never Goes Out -- Part 2": Brian is feeling strange lately -- he's happy. London, December 2002. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

"There Is a Light That Never Goes Out -- Part 3": Ron contemplates the inevitable. Los Angeles, December 2002.

"There Is a Light That Never Goes Out -- Part 4": Ron invites Brian over for an intimate dinner for two. Los Angeles, December 2002. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

Chapter 118 is "Key Card": A flashback -- Brian and Ron in that hotel room. Pittsburgh, December 2001. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

Chapter 119 is "I Shall Be Released -- Part 1": Justin goes to the taping of Diane's new show -- but where is Brian? Los Angeles, December 2002.

"I Shall Be Released -- Part 2": Justin has some hard thinking to do. Los Angeles, December 2002.

"I Shall Be Released -- Part 3": Justin gets a phone call. Los Angeles, December 2002. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

"I Shall Be Released -- Part 4": There are a few further complications. Los Angeles, December 2002. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

Chapter 120 is "Shooting Star -- Part 1": Diane tries to help Justin. Los Angeles, December 2002.

"Shooting Star -- Part 2": The fallout on Brian -- and on Justin, too. Los Angeles, December 2002. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

"Shooting Star -- Part 3": After the funeral. Los Angeles, December 2002.

"Shooting Star -- Part 4": Brian can't control himself. Los Angeles, December 2002.

Chapter 121 is "Pale Blue Eyes -- Part 1": Justin tries to stand between Brian and the world. Los Angeles, December 2002.

"Pale Blue Eyes -- Part 2": Brian gets a surprise for Christmas. Los Angeles, December 2002.

"Pale Blue Eyes -- Part 3": Brian has a surprise present for Justin on Christmas Eve. Los Angeles, Christmas Eve 2002.

Chapter 122 is the Finale: "Boats Against the Current -- Part 1": Justin is home for Christmas -- and miserable. Pittsburgh, December 2002.

"Boats Against the Current -- Part 2": Justin looks for something he thought he had lost. Pittsburgh/Maui. January 2003. (This story also has a second page, so don't forget to click on the link at the end of the first page!)

Continue on to "QUEER REALITIES" -- The Sequel to "QUEER THEORIES"

*NEW!!! The link to the "THE ANGEL STREAM": Series. Brian Kinney is 33 years old and never been in a relationship -- until....

The link to the "MEDIUM SECURITY" series. This series is a prison fic and comes with a warning for violence.

The link to the "WAYFARERS" series. "Wayfarers" is a "Queer As Folk"/"Queer Theories" Alternate Stream "Romance of the Old West."

The link to the "NOWHERE MAN" series.

The link to the "Folk Lore" series.

Pictures of Gale Harold and Randy Harrison from Mia and Showtime.

Just another 'shout out' to thank Susan S. my beta. I probably would have given up this venture a long time ago if she hadn't been there, cracking the whip! She wouldn't be out of place at Ramrod -- but it hurts so good, if you know what I mean!

Characters are borrowed from CowLip and Showtime and all those fine people. But All the stories here are by Gaedhal. Yes -- no one else is responsible, so I won't pass the buck!

Go back to the First "Queer Theories" Page, Chapters 1 through 59.

Go back to the Second "Queer Theories" Page, Chapters 60 through 88 (the Trip to England arc).

Send Gaedhal any comments, critiques, suggestions. I welcome all of your comments on "Queer Theories." Without your feedback I don't know if you are enjoying the continuing stories!

Please return to Gael McGear's Home Page .

Updated June 9, 2005.