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The Brief: Queer Eye is a makeover-style television show which features semi-stereotypical gay men giving lifestyle advice to straight folks.

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Queer Eye, formerly named Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, is an American makeover-style reality show which features gay men providing lifestyle consultations and advice to heterosexuals. Queer Eye originally aired from 2003-2007 on the TV network Bravo and was rebooted for Netflix’s streaming platform, featuring new seasons in 2017 and 2018.

Each episode features a cast of queer men, also known as the Fab Five meeting with a heterosexual person (usually a man) and collaborating with that person to transform and improve their appearance, style and other elements of their life. This process is called a “make better” on the show.

Queer Eye includes stereotypes of both queer and heterosexual behaviors, reinforcing the idea that gay men are more stylish and culture savvy than straight men.

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The members of the Fab Five in the Netflix reboot are Antoni Porowski, food and wine expert; Tan France, fashion expert; Karamo Brown, culture expert; Bobby Berk, design expert and Jonathan Van Ness, grooming expert.